Airbus on Wednesday said it had detected a cyberattack on its commercial aircraft business information systems which resulted in unauthorized access to data. Affected data includes professional contact and IT identification details of some Airbus employees in Europe, the company said in a prepared statement.
According to the company, there is no impact on its commercial operations and the breach is being investigated by their experts.
Airbus said it is in contact with the relevant regulatory authorities and the data protection authorities pursuant to the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). Airbus employees have been advised to take all necessary precautions going forward, the company stated.