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Information leak at American Airlines

09/16/2022

American Airlines has notified customers of a security incident in July 2022, after attackers compromised a limited number of employee email accounts and gained access to sensitive personal information.

Among the possible information leaked are details such as name, date of birth, telephone number, email, passport number...

The company, once the leak was detected, secured the email accounts and hired a forensic cybersecurity firm to determine the nature and extent of the incident.