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AA apologises, and confirms customers’ partial credit card data *was* exposed

“We’re sorry”, says the AA as it finally coughs up to data breach which exposed partial credit card information.


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Smashing Security #032: The iPhone 8, a data breach at the AA, and a mystery no show

The iPhone 8 is on its way and may use 3D facial recognition rather than a fingerprint sensor to lock out intruders, and the UK’s Automobile Association claims it hasn’t leaked any credit card data, so why is it getting so upset about security researchers publishing screenshots of leaked data?

All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast. Check it out now!


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Yes – despite what it says – AA customer credit card data was exposed

The way the AA has handled this incident appears to have been at best shambolic, and at worst downright deceitful.


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