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The data of 1.5 million TAP airline customers was stolen and disclosed online. The carrier flies to Poland

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A cybercriminal group called Ragnar Locker published on Monday on the Dark Web 581 gigabytes of data belonging to 1.5 million customers of the Portuguese carrier TAP, the weekly “” reports. The data includes, among others customer names, addresses and telephone numbers. As we read, the data also includes the identity documents of TAP’s partners, as well as confidential agreements with other companies.

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Portugal. Data leak from the TAP airline database. Hackers say they can still access computer systems

they claim they still have access to the carrier’s computer systems. Meanwhile, TAP lines indicate that they apparently did not gain access to customers’ payment details.

This is the second such leak of data belonging to the TAP carrier, which operates flights between Warsaw and Lisbon. Last week, cybercriminals from Ragnar Locker released 115,000 data. customers, wanting to prove that they had gained access to the computer networks of Portuguese airlines. As established by the weekly “Expresso”, the carrier did not agree to negotiate the payment of the ransom earlier.

TAP airline assured that hackers did not gain access to customer data

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The cyberattack against TAP’s IT systems took place on August 25. At that time, the carrier assured that hackers did not gain access to customer data. “TAP’s security mechanisms were immediately activated and unauthorized access blocked,” the airline cited said.

The carrier emphasized that “thanks to cybersecurity systems and the quick action of the internal IT team, the break-in was stopped at an early stage, before it damaged operational processes”.

Source: Gazeta

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