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Apr 4, 2017

Qantas data breach reveals customer details

Qantas revealed full passenger names and frequent flyer numbers to a passenger flying in Western Australia last week.

Sally Whyte — Political reporter

Sally Whyte

Political reporter

Qantas customers' personal data has been compromised after a data breach revealed the names, seat numbers and frequent flyer numbers of eight passengers to another passenger looking at the Qantas check-in app on Thursday. The app, which was used to check in for a flight between Newman, Western Australia, and Perth, showed the length of the flight and that a snack or brunch would be available, but the Qantas passenger was shocked to be able to see details for other passengers.

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