Chinese Hackers Hit United Airlines

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    Bloomberg is reporting this morning that United Airlines was the victim of a Chinese-backed hacker attack. According to the article, The previously unreported United breach raises the possibility that the hackers now have data on the movements of millions of Americans, adding airlines to a growing list of strategic U.S. industries and institutions that have been compromised. Among the cache of data stolen from United are manifests — which include information on flights’ passengers, origins and destinations — according to one person familiar with the carrier’s investigation. MJ’s Take The idea of hackers going after United raises questions about what kinds of information the hackers might be after and what other airlines they have targeted. One could be forgiven for wondering… The post Chinese Hackers Hit United Airlines appeared first on MJ on Travel.

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