Hackers Steal Air India Frequent-Flyer Miles Worth $24,000

Sputnik News reports:

Unknown hackers broke into the loyalty program of Indian airlines and robbed at least 20 accounts of frequent-flyer miles worth Rs 1.6 million ($23,745).

Delhi Police, who are investigating the case, said that the intruders created 20 email IDs and diverted the reward points earned by Air India’s passengers, with possible help from present or former airline employees, who might have been well aware of the security loopholes in the company’s system.

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