The Spanish airline Air Europa has suffered a cyber attack on its on-line payment system in recent hours. The company said the breach allowed hackers to reveal the credit card details of some of its customers. The airline has notified those affected by the data theft and all financial institutions involved, with the aim of preventing any future fraud.
The carrier said there is currently "no evidence that the breach was ultimately used to commit fraud" against customers. The airline informed that at the moment the stolen information regarding the owners of the credit cards has not been disclosed. The number of customers affected was not specified, nor was the financial impact of the cyber attack estimated.