• Hospitality Giant Marriott Discloses Data Breach, Nearly 500 Million Affected

    10 days ago - By Global Traveler Usa

    Late last week, Marriott International disclosed one of the largest data breaches in history, announcing approximately 500 million Starwood Hotels and Resorts' customers' data was compromised.
    According to Marriott, the breach became clear when Marriott received an alert from one of its software security tools Sept. 8, indicating an attempt to access Starwood guest reservation information. A brief consultation with security experts revealed the Starwood network has been compromised since 2014. Marriott discovered certain data was copied and encrypted by an unauthorized party.
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