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Flight booking systems lack basic privacy safeguards, say researchers

This makes it easy to hack the code used on boarding passes to alter flight details or steal personal data
Thursday, December 29, 2016 - 05:50

Hamburg

MAJOR travel booking systems lack a proper way to authenticate air travellers, making it easy to hack the short code used on many boarding passes to alter flight details or steal sensitive personal data, security researchers warned on Tuesday.

Passenger Name Records (PNR)

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