• British Airways breach caused by credit card skimming malware, researchers say

    10 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    A security firm says credit card skimming malware installed by hackers on British Airways' website a few months ago was to blame for a data breach of over 380,000 credit cards .
    Payments through the airline's website and mobile app were stolen over the three week period, but a key clue was that travel information wasn't affected.
    Yonathan Klijnsma, a threat researcher at RiskIQ, suspected it might be the same group that was behind the Ticketmaster breach , in which hackers targeted a third-party that loaded code on Ticketmaster's various sites. From there, it could siphon off thousands of...
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