Palo Alto firewall vulnerabilities exploited in Easyjet airlines hack

published 19.05.2020 23:18

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Easyjet, a British airline, has reported a hacking incident in its systems, resulting in the exposure of data from more than 9 million users, including the theft of bank card information from more than 2,000 customers, cloud computing security specialists report.

Although Easyjet notes that most of the payment information made by its customers is safe, the company also admitted that 2,208 payment card records were stolen, including card numbers, expiration dates and three-digit security keys.

Although the incident has just been revealed, cloud computing security experts mention that the company has received multiple questions about some reports received via email.

The notification included some recommendations for users concerned about the security of their information, such as resetting their passwords to access Easyjet and other online platforms that used the same email address.

Cloud computing security experts sent a request for information to Easyjet, which responded shortly thereafter: “We took the necessary steps to contain the incident as soon as it was detected.