Airbus detected a cyber incident on Airbus “Commercial Aircraft business” information systems, which resulted in unauthorised access to data.
This incident is being investigated by experts who have taken actions to reinforce existing security measures and to mitigate its potential impact, as well as determining its origins.
Investigations are ongoing but some personal data was accessed. This is mostly professional contact and IT identification details of some Airbus employees in Europe.
The company is in contact with the relevant regulatory authorities and the data protection authorities pursuant to the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation).
Airbus employees are being advised to take all necessary precautions going forward.