Credit Card Data Breach at 12 InterContinental Hotels

hotel data breachThe credit card data breaches keep coming. This latest attack hit 12 InterContinental Hotels in the US. Reportedly, malware that hid in servers managed to uncover and capture what is known as “track” data – which includes names, card numbers and codes — over a timeframe ranging from Aug. to Dec. 2016. Those cards had been used at food establishments, including restaurants and bars, and did not include cards used at front desks.

The latest breaches include the InterContinental-owned Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants. The firm said at the end of 2016 that it had hired cybersecurity firms to investigate possible other breaches in the United States.

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