British Airways admits CVV data “potentially compromised” in hack

Mark Caswell reports:

British Airways has this afternoon issued an update on the recent theft of customer data from its website and mobile app.

The carrier said that investigations now show that the details of 77,000 payment cards may potentially have been compromised, including “billing address, email address, card payment information, including card number, expiry date and CVV”.

The holders of these cards had not previously been notified. Meanwhile a further 108,000 cards may have been compromised, without the hacking of CVV data.

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