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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