The UK’s independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for individuals.

Statement update: 25 October 2018

Following news that more people may have been affected by a breach at British Airways, an ICO spokesperson said:

“The ICO’s investigation into a cyber attack at British Airways is ongoing. Meanwhile, we advise people who may have been affected to be vigilant when checking their financial records and to follow the advice on the ICO, National Cyber Security Centre and Action Fraud websites about how they can protect themselves and their data online.”

Statement: 7 September 2018

An ICO spokesperson said:

“British Airways has made us aware of an incident and we are making enquiries.”