Cathay Pacific Reports Data Hacking of over 9 Million Passengers

  • Cathay Pacific (CPCAY), one of the top airlines of Asia, has revealed a data breach resulting in the stealing of over 9 million passengers' personal information. It stated on Wednesday that passport numbers, email addresses, phone numbers, dates of birth, names, and more of passenger data has been hacked earlier this year. CEO Rupert Hogg has issued an apology to all the passengers. He added that carrier would also contact those whose data have been compromised. This is the most recent data breach reported by an international airline. Last month, British Airways announced hacking of payment card details of over 300,000 passengers.