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380,000 British Airways customers' credit card details stolen by criminals - Dotemirates

380,000 British Airways customers' credit card details stolen by criminals

British Airways' new Airbus A380 arrives at a hanger after landing at Heathrow airport in London. REUTERS/Paul Hackett/File Photo British Airways is promising to compensate customers after reporting a major hack of its website that compromised credit card information of roughly 380,000 travelers.Chief Executive Alex Cruz said Friday the company is "100 percent committed" to compensating customers whose financial information was stolen. He said the company had been hit by a "very sophisticated malicious criminal attack."He said enough information was stolen to allow criminals to use credit card information for illicit purposes, and that police are investigating."We know that the...


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Space exploration brings both everyday innovations and massive economic benefits to Earth

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Kangaroo Island ecotourism project given the green light as the State Government seeks to 'open up' national parks

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'I asked the bank to block my spending. They wouldn't'

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