Kate Bevan, Which? Computing editor, said:
“This was a really nasty data breach that left hundreds of thousands of British Airways customers exposed to possible financial and emotional harm.
“Which? is calling for consumers to have an easier route to redress when they suffer from data breaches. The government must allow for an opt-out collective redress regime which would mean that affected victims can be automatically included in similar representative actions.”
Notes to editors
- Marriott, British Airways and easyJet fail to learn data breach lessons as hundreds of serious security risks exposed by Which?
- Which? reveals the shocking scale of data theft following cyberattacks and calls for tough action against failing firms