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Daily Dashboard | British Airways suffers data breach affecting 380K transactions Related reading: FTC finalizes $520M COPPA settlement; proposed budget seeks additional privacy resources



British Airways has suffered a data breach affecting 380,000 transactions, BBC News reports. The airline revealed personal details and financial information were compromised during the breach; however, passport and travel details were not among the stolen information. British Airways Chief Executive and Chairman Alex Cruz apologized for the breach, adding the company will compensate anyone who suffers a fraudulent transaction stemming from the incident. In a post on their site, British Airways states the breach took place from Aug. 21 to Sept. 5 and that the airline has reported the cyberattack to the U.K. Information Commissioner's Office.
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