In a major cyber security incident, personal data of 45 lakh Air India flyers worldwide has leaked. The entire personal database of Air India passengers registered over a period of nearly 10 years– between 26 August 2011 and 3 February 2021– has been hacked. Here are all details you need to know about the data leak and what you should do to stay safe.
How Air India got hacked
Air India in a statement to the media claimed that the SITA PSS data processor of the passenger service system, which is responsible for storing and processing of personal information of the passengers, was hit by a cyberattack.