The Spanish airline Air Europa has suffered a cyber attack this morning in which criminals have managed to access its systems and obtain sensitive information regarding its customers’ credit cards, and although they assure that everything is under control, they recommend taking a series of measures to avoid further damage.
As reported by numerous users through the social network X (formerly known as Twitter), they have received an email from Air Europa informing them that the company has suffered a cyber attack this morning.
Apparently, Cybercriminals have managed to access the airline’s systems, and have been able to obtain the bank details of some of the customers of the company. Specific, They have managed to steal several card numbers, their expiration dates and CVV security codes.
From Air Europa they point out that The situation is already under control, and they have regained control of the systems. At the same time, also They ensure that none of the clients has suffered any type of fraud with the use of the cards and that they have already implemented more security measures in their systems.
“From the first moment we have launched all our resources to contain the incident, adopting all the necessary technical and organizational measures. Thanks to this, we have secured our systems, guaranteeing the correct functioning of the service.” They point out from the email they have sent to clients, to which elEconomista.es has had access.
However, the risk of impersonations starting is still active, and that is why they are recommending to clients that identify the card with which they have made payments on Air Europa and request its cancellation/cancellation immediate.
At the same time they remember that it is crucial that do not provide personal information, your pin, name or any other personal information via telephone, message or emaileven when they identify themselves as your banking entity.
that neither Do not click on links that warn you of fraudulent operations and if they detect suspicious activities, they should immediately contact their bank and the police.