- Air India announced it was hit by a data breach affecting the personal data of 4.5 million passengers, Reuters reports. The airline revealed a cyberattack took place at the end of March that affected systems carrying nearly 10 years' worth of passenger data. The breach involved passenger names, contact and passport information, and details on tickets and credit cards.
- A group claiming responsibility for a cyberattack on the Waikato District Health Board in New Zealand says it accessed personal information, including patient notes and financial information, the New Zealand Herald reports. Waikato DHB Chief Executive Kevin Snee said there is “no evidence” data was accessed. An independent review is being conducted and the Office of the Privacy Commissioner was notified.
- Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Commission published a handbook on practices organizations can use to prevent data breaches.
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