• Advertisement
To advertise, place classifieds free ads by category in a forum as a new topic, or in the classified display ads section, or start a classifieds free blog.

Hyatt says data breach started in August

Hyatt says data breach started in August

Postby smix » Fri Jan 15, 2016 1:40 pm

Hyatt says data breach started in August

URL: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-hyatt ... MA20160114
Category: technologyNews
Published: Thu, 14 Jan 2016 20:00:54 GMT

Description: (Reuters) - Hyatt Hotels Corp said a previously reported malware attack on its payment processing system occurred between August 13 and Dec. 8. The hotel operator said on Thursday it identified unauthorized access to payment card data from cards used onsite at certain Hyatt-managed locations, primarily at its restaurants. The company also said the "at-risk window" for a limited number of locations began on or shortly after July 30. Shares of Hyatt were down 3.1 percent in afternoon trading. Hyatt also said it has arranged a third-party identity protection and fraud detection firm to provide one year of services to affected customers at no cost. The company did not disclose the number of cards affected. The company disclosed in December that its payment processing system was infected with information-stealing malware but did not mention how long its network was infected. Hyatt, controlled by the billionaire Pritzker family, is the fourth major hotel operator to warn of a breach since October. Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc disclosed attacks on payment processing systems in November. Donald Trump's luxury hotel chain, Trump Hotel Collection, also confirmed the possibility of a data security incident.
User avatar
Posts: 2120219
Images: 1
Joined: Sat Aug 10, 2013 8:05 am
Blog: View Blog (0)

  • Similar Topics
    Last post

Return to Hotels & Resorts

Mobile Device
  • 1
    Free Classified Ads
    There are 3 ways to advertise - your choice: you can place free ads in a forum topic, in the classified display ads section, or you may start your own free blog. Please select the appropriate category and forum for the ad content before you post. Do not spam.
    Caveat emptor - let the buyer beware. Deal at your own risk and peril.
  • Advertisement