UK: Data breach by holiday firm Thomson exposes hundreds of passengers

BBC reports:

A data protection breach by holiday company Thomson revealed the home addresses, telephone numbers and flight dates of nearly 500 customers.

An email seen by the BBC shows the personal details of 458 people from across the UK were shared on 15 August.


A statement from the company said: “We are aware of an email that was sent in error, which shared a small number of customers’ information.

“The error was identified very quickly and the email was recalled, which was successful in a significant number of cases.

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