EasyJet has been the victim of a massive data breach, with up to nine million customers' detailed accessed by hackers, the company has revealed.

It is believed the email addresses and travel details of millions of passengers were uncovered in the data breach.

More than 2,200 customers also had their credit card details exposed, according to the budget airline.

In a statement, the company said: "There is no evidence that any personal information of any nature has been misused."

But it added: "We are communicating with the approximately nine million customers whose travel details were accessed to advise them of protective steps to minimise any risk of potential phishing."

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Millions of EasyJet customers have had their details accessed by hackers, the company has revealed

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