As recent news can attest, travel and hospitality companies are prime targets for cybercriminals. Here are six privacy and security tips that can help lock down privacy and security. 1 of 7 The bad news doesn’t stop for travel and hospitality companies. A long list of breaches have been widely reported in the past year.
Cybercriminals reportedly stole the information from an exposed MongoDB database on a third-party server. Hotel franchisor Choice Hotels has confirmed a breach in which attackers stole 700,000 guest records from a publicly available MongoDB database without a password or any authentication. The unsecured server, which the hotel chain says belonged to a third-party vendor, contained
Among the unknowns: who is behind the breach and how many of the affected records have been sold or used by criminals. This is a developing story. Please check Dark Reading for updates. More than 500 million guests of Starwood Hotels had their personal information exposed in a breach that stretched from 2014 until this
Class-action suits have been filed on behalf of guests and shareholders, with more expected. Legal fallout from the massive Starwood Hotels reservation breach reported last week has begun, with class-action suits filed on behalf of both guests and investors. On Friday, Murphy, Falcon & Murphy, with co-counsel Morgan & Morgan, filed a class-action suit against