Payment card data exposed at hotel group

Synopsis

In February 2017, the hotel group announced a data breach affecting 12 of its properties. Malware was found on servers which processed payments made at on-site restaurants and bars. Stolen data included cardholder names, card numbers, expiration dates, and internal verification codes.

The malware had infected hotel servers, but was eradicated in all locations by the end of March 2017.

In April 2017, the group revised this figure from 12 to 1,200! (Due to the fact that those initially named were the only ones the group run directly).

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