Data breach at Scandinavian Airlines

February 17, 2023

INCIDENT

Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has posted a notice warning a cyberattack caused some form of a malfunction on the airline's online system. The attack caused passenger data to become visible to other passengers. This data includes contact details, previous and upcoming flights, as well the last four digits of the credit card number.

The attack on SAS was claimed by a group of so-called hacktivists called 'Anonymous Sudan'. The hackers stated they attacked SAS due to an event that took place in front of the Turkish embassy in Stockholm, Sweden.

Incident Date

February 14, 2023

Location

Sweden

Estimated Cost

unknown

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source

No threat source identified