Singapore Airlines ‘glitch’ exposes personal data on 285 frequent flyers

The data on about 285 Singapore Airlines’ Krisflyer frequent flyer program members was exposed after a software glitch following a website update allowed frequent flyers see the data of others.

“I saw that my miles were significant(ly) lower and I had a different Elite status than what was shown on screen, so I initially thought my account had been hacked” before realizing that the data belonged to another person, airline customer Tricia Leo said, according to ZDNet. “So, that meant that if I made any changes to my account or flight, those personal details of mine would be emailed to a total stranger.”

Leo said she reported the incident and was told by the airline it was the result of a software bug. 

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