From 22:58 BST 21 August 2018 until 21:45 BST 5 September 2018 inclusive, the personal and financial details of customers making or changing bookings at ba.com, and on our app were compromised.
The company said it is communicating with affected customers and advised anyone who believed they may have been affected to contact their banks or credit card providers.
The law of the land: The EU's newly minted General Data Protection Regulation requires that companies take precautions to protect customer data and notify authorities of any breaches within 72 hours.
"There was a very sophisticated, malicious criminal attack on our website", CEO Alex Cruz said during a BBC radio interview.
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Although BA promptly offered to compensate customers in case of losses (with customers having to trigger the process), the stolen data is more than enough to carry out online transactions and the company stands to take on huge losses.
The 15-day hack did not involve travel or passport details and the breach has now been fixed.
Customers' banking information was compromised, but no travel information. The airline said it would manage any claims on an individual basis.
British Airways apologized to customers for the incident.
British Airways says the problem has been fixed and that its systems are no longer affected by the cyberattack.
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There's more information available for what to do if you're afraid you might be one of the people who had their info compromised on the British Airways website. It also took out ads in national newspapers today.
Shares in British Airways' owner International Airlines Group dropped as much as 3.5% on Friday.
As Cruise reports, Cruz has reported compensation to those customers who have been financially damaging, and has made it clear that "charging" was not a violation of the company's encrypted information. "I'd rather fly easyJet - at least they don't pretend to be anything more than a budget airline and the cabin crew smile!" On the other side, cybercriminals are very proactive, and as soon as a new vulnerability is discovered in a popular CMS they start exploiting it in the wild.
The hack comes just over a year after a power outage forced the company to cancel around 700 flights from London's two biggest airport in May 2017.
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