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Account Data Breach: TAP Air Portugal

Portugal's national airline victim of ransomware attack

In August 2022, the Portuguese airline TAP Air Portugal was the target of a ransomware attack perpetrated by the Ragnar Locker gang who later leaked the compromised data via a public dark web site. Over five million unique email addresses were exposed alongside other personal data including names, genders, dates of birth, phone numbers, and physical addresses.

Fifteen UMBC accounts were potential victims of this breach. The victims are being notified via their UMBC emails and/or their alternate emails. If you have an account with TAP Air Portugal, please contact them to see if you have been affected by this breach. To see if you were involved in any other breach visit https://haveibeenpwned.com/.

More about the TAP Air Portugal data breach:

If you have any questions or concerns, email us at security@umbc.edu.

Information about this breach was provided to us by Have I Been Pwned (HIBP). 
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Posted: October 28, 2022, 3:07 PM