British Airways Hit With Record $229 Million GDPR Fine Following 2018 Data Breach

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U.K.-based airline British Airways (BA) is facing a record fine of £183 million ($229 million) after suffering a cyberattack in September last year. The U.K. Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) said it was the biggest penalty it had ever issued and it’s the first to be made public following the implementation of the EU Update to Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).