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MileagePlus accounts of United Airlines frequent flyers accessed by unauthorized party

2014/12/30

Softpedia - (International) United Airlines officials reported that certain MileagePlus members' accounts were suspended as a precaution after hackers breached a third-party service to gain access to members' log-in credentials and account information, including MileagePlus number, account balance and status, and email address, beginning December 24.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/MileagePlus-Accounts-of-United-Airlines-Frequent-Flyers-Accessed-By-Unauthorized-Party-468673.shtml

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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