An Amadeus data breach that some reports say exposed high-ranking Israeli government officials' travel information has been fixed, the company said.

Amadeus said the breach occurred in a system used by its business in Israel. The company does not believe data related to other markets was exposed.

"Amadeus was made aware of a vulnerability in one of the systems used by our business in Israel. Our security teams took immediate action to address the configuration flaw which is now fixed," Amadeus said in a statement. "The configuration flaw, which allowed unauthorized access to information used for a loyalty scheme for travel agencies, and is not related to reservations and ticketing, was discovered by a security researcher."

The Israeli financial newspaper Calcalist reported that the data breach exposed travel information for high-ranking Israeli officials, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. That report has been cited by multiple other media outlets, including the Times of Israel.

Amadeus said it is investigating the breach, "but there is no evidence to suggest that the data has been accessed by anyone other than the security researcher who reported his findings to the Israeli authorities.

"At Amadeus, we give security the highest priority and are constantly monitoring and updating all of our products and systems."

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