Entries by Hayes Connor Solicitors

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Why you shouldn’t accept EasyJet data breach compensation

EasyJet has admitted that the personal details of nine million customers and the financial data of 2,208 passengers have been accessed in a sophisticated cyber-attack. Those involved booked flights from 17th October 2019 to 4th March 2020. And, while the airline doesn’t appear to want to offer EasyJet data breach compensation to the vast majority […]

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Is EasyJet deliberately downplaying the impact of its data breach?

EasyJet hit the headlines when it was revealed that the email addresses and travel details of nine million people and the financial details of 2,208 customers had been breached. But at Hayes Connor, we’re not convinced that the budget airline comprehends how significant this breach is. Or, if it does, it certainly isn’t owning up […]

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Know the risks & stay safe following the EasyJet data hack

Highly sophisticated hackers have successfully carried out a cyber-attack on the discount airline. The breached information includes the email addresses and travel details of nine million people and the financial details of 2,208 customers. All passengers involved in the EasyJet data hack will be contacted by 26th May at the latest (anyone who has had […]

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Remote working is causing data security concerns during the pandemic

At the start of the coronavirus pandemic, after lockdown measures were announced, our MD and data protection specialist Kingsley Hayes warned that careful consideration around data security was paramount for home working. He said that, as businesses started to navigate the unprecedented crisis, it was essential that they recognised the increased risks around data protection […]

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EasyJet took four months to warn customers that hackers had their personal information

On 19th May 2020, EasyJet admitted that the personal details of nine million customers had been accessed and 2,208 customers had their credit card details stolen in a sophisticated cyber-attack. EasyJet knew about the hack as far back as January. Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), organisations must tell the ICO (the UK’s data […]

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Nine million customers’ details hacked in EasyJet data breach

Reports are coming to light that EasyJet has fallen victim to hackers. According to the airline, the personal details of nine million customers have been stolen and 2,208 customers have also had their credit card details accessed. And, while a spokesperson says there is no evidence that this information has been misused by criminals (at […]