United Airlines


Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 30, 2011
geo: 
Chicago , IL
United States
Records Breached: 

20 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

Breach Total Number: 
0
Source: 
Databreaches.net
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Type of breach: 

A customer checking frequent flyer miles on United Airlines' mobile website was able to view the names, Mileage Plus numbers, future flight itineraries with confirmation codes, and previous trips of other Unite Airlines customers.  The information could have allowed anyone to change another passenger's seating assignment or cancel a flight by using confirmation codes and last names.