INCIDENT: United Hack Connects To Attack Group

United Airlines, the world’s second-largest airline, detected an incursion into its computer systems in May or early June, said several people familiar with the probe. Three of those people said investigators working with the carrier linked the attack to a group of China-backed hackers they said are behind the theft of security-clearance records from the U.S. Office of Personnel Management and medical data from health insurer Anthem Inc.

Incident Date

May 29, 2015

Location

United States

Estimated Cost

No cost values disclosed.

Type of Malware:

No Malware identified

Threat Source:

References:

  • United Hack Connects To Attack Group

Impacts

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