British Airways hacked: Customers' data stolen in massive cyber

British Airways has called in police after a massive cyber hack saw the personal and financial details of its customers stolen - with 380,000 bank cards compromised. The air

line admitted tonight it is investigating as a matter of urgency the theft of customer data from its website and mobile app. BA said it was communicating with customers that had been affected and the chairman said they are deeply sorry. It advised anyone who believes they may have

been affected to contact their banks or credit card providers and follow their advice. They added that they have notified the police and all relevant authorities after they made the discovery last night. Have you been a victim of the BA hack? Email The airline is in

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daymakers travel plans The stolen data did not include travel or passport details, the airline said. It added that the breach has been resolved and the website is working normally. In

a statement, the airline

said: From 22:58 BST August 21 2018 until 21:45 BST September 5 2018 inclusive, the personal and financial details of customers making bookings on and the airlines app were compromised. Read MoreRelated ArticlesBritish Airways cancels hundreds of tickets to Dubai after fares mistakenly sol

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itish Airways’ Chairman and Chief Executive said: We are deeply so

rry for the disruption that this criminal activity has caused. We take the protection of our customers’ data very seriously. Concerned customers have been expressing their concern on social media after BA tweeted about the incident. One said: Not happy BA your security should be tighter. Video LoadingVideo UnavailableClick to playTap to playThe video will start in8CancelPlay now Others have been asking for more clarifications and information. Mick Walsh wrote: Several people have asked if this only affects those who made bookings in that time or if it could also affect those with card details saved. Any chance you could respond? BA have said they are deeply sorry (file photo) (Image: Getty) Read MoreTop news stories from Mirror OnlineCoronavirus death toll hits 132Train station stabbing victim picturedHorrifying Kobe Bryant wreckage picturesPrince Andrew angry at FBI claims Sebastian Budner tweeted: This is concerning. Could you clarify if this effects people who made bookings in that period, or anyone who ju70708红姐图库百度搜索 st had card details saved to their account at the time? Sheila Webster added: Please clarify what you mean. Was access available to card details used for bookings made outwth that period? Could they acce

ss saved cards? Please clarify urgently. (sic). BA have been directing people to their website for further information. A spokeswoman from the National Crime Agency said: We are aware of reports of a data breach affecting British Airways and are working with partners to asses the best course of acti