Data of 580,000 Singapore Airlines customers leaked in SITA security breach
Toh Ting Wei reports:
About 580,000 Singapore Airlines (SIA) customers have been affected by a data leak at an external firm.
SIA said in a statement yesterday that members of its KrisFlyer and PPS Club reward programmes have had their membership numbers, tier status and, in some cases, membership names compromised.[…]
SIA said the data breach originated from air transport information technology firm Sita.
The carrier is not a customer of Sita’s passenger service system.
But all members of the Star Alliance group of airlines, which SIA is part of, provide a set of frequent flier programme data to the alliance.
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