Topic: Credit Card Breach
In today’s technology-abundant world, cybersecurity has become a critical undertaking for companies across all industries—including hospitality.
The UK Information Commissioner’s Office intends to levy a $123 million fine over a security breach involving a Starwood reservations database.
The breach affected an older website and the platform of an unnamed business partner and included people’s names, dates of birth and email addresses.
Hyatt revealed it suffered a breach of its payment systems, exposing customer credit card data from 41 hotels in 11 countries worldwide.
IHG released data showing that cash registers at more than 1,000 of its properties were compromised with malicious software designed to siphon customer debit and credit card data.
The data-security incident involves food-and-beverage point-of-sale systems at 14 hotels in the U.S.
Visa has issued a security alert warning companies using Micros' POS devices to check the machines for malicious software or unusual network activity, and to change passwords.
On Monday, HEI Hotels & Resorts became the most recent hospitality company to be preyed upon by hackers, but should hotels know better by now?
Malware on the payment network impacted an unknown number of guest credit cards.