Hotels May Become New Data Breach Point

Categories: Blog, Cybercrime, Incident Response

A data breach appears to have hit White Lodging, a firm which manages hotel franchises for the Marriott, Hilton and Starwood Hotel chains. As reported by Brian Krebs, The breach appears to have struck computers in the restaurants and gift shops of a number of hotels managed by the company over a time period extending from March 2013 until the end of the year, collecting credit card information. Krebs was alerted to the breach by a number of fraud specialists working in banking who were dealing with the fallout of the credit card frauds.

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