EasyJet has revealed that the personal information of 9 million customers was accessed in what the low-cost airline is describing as a “highly sophisticated” cyber-attack.
The company announced that email addresses and travel details were accessed and it would contact the customers affected.
Of the 9 million people affected, 2,208 had credit card details stolen, easyJet told the stock market. No passport details were uncovered.
Those customers whose credit card details were taken have been contacted, while everyone else affected will be contacted by 26 May.
EasyJet did not immediately give details of how