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What Can Digital Businesses Learn from the recent British Airways Data Breach / Hack?

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Apart from some interesting PR spin on what supposedly took place, the unavoidable truth is that the Magecart Hackers managed to piggy-back 22 lines of their code onto a British Airways Baggage Claim Website Page - which in turn intercepted all newly submitted customer payments - or when customers were keying in new card details - Security Numbers and all - affecting some very significant 380.000 customers! The period impacted was from August 21st through to September 5th.

 

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