Cathay Pacific again apologised for the incident, which came to light in late 2018. Photo: Winson Wong Cathay Pacific again apologised for the incident, which came to light in late 2018. Photo: Winson Wong
Cathay Pacific again apologised for the incident, which came to light in late 2018. Photo: Winson Wong

Cathay Pacific fined £500,000 by British privacy watchdog for 2018 data breach but avoids potentially heftier penalty under European regulation

  • Cathay hit with maximum penalty under British Data Protection Act, while potential fine under European regulation could have been HK$4.4 billion
  • Some 9.4 million customers worldwide were affected by the breach, which was publicly disclosed in October 2018

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Cathay Pacific again apologised for the incident, which came to light in late 2018. Photo: Winson Wong Cathay Pacific again apologised for the incident, which came to light in late 2018. Photo: Winson Wong
Cathay Pacific again apologised for the incident, which came to light in late 2018. Photo: Winson Wong
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