Airline IT Failures – all in the plumbing? – The public has recently seen airline after airline suffer major IT failures that grind operations to a halt, cancel flights, strand thousands of passengers and cost millions of pounds. The affected airlines and their executives seem surprised that the problem continues to arise, first at one airline and then at another.
Human error is the root cause of password reset email sent to AA customersSecurity Affairs UK car insurance company AA accidentally sent out a "password update" email to its customers, the messages led the motorists to log into the motoring organization's website to change their passwords. The concurrent access of a so large number of customers crashed the AA servers, then its customers couldn't access their profiles, believing their accounts were compromised by hackers.