Exploit: Third Party Data Breach
Risk to Business: 2.001 = Severe
Air India disclosed a data breach impacting 4.5 million of its customers following the hack of airline passenger service system provider SITA in February 2021. Dozens of airlines around the world had data exposed in that ransomware incident and the fallout is still shaking out. The airline confirmed that the breach involved personal data and credit card information registered between August 2011 and February 2021 by Air India or its subsidiaries.
Risk to Business: 2.113 = Severe
The exposed data is reported to include passenger details like name, date of birth, contact information, passport information, ticket information, Star Alliance, and Air India frequent flyer data as well as credit card numbers.
Customers Impacted: Unknown
How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: Third-party and supply chain data breaches like this one are becoming all too common as clever cybercriminals go for data-rich targets – and the problem will only get worse thanks to booming dark web data markets.