Marriott Says Data Hack Smaller Than Assumed, Hit 5.25 Million Passports
Saturday, January 5, 2019, 8:02 AM
Marriott disclosed that fewer guests than originally thought were affected by a massive-computer-hacking attack but that more than five-million passport-numbers were stolen. Marriott said about 5.25 million passport numbers were taken in incident, which US officials believe was masterminded by Chinese government. An additional 20.3 million encrypted passport-numbers were also taken but there is no-evidence hackers were able to decipher that data, Marriott said.
Massive data breach at Marriott's Starwood hotels
Friday, November 30, 2018, 7:22 PM
The information of as many as 500 million people staying at Starwood hotels has been compromised and Marriott says it's uncovered unauthorized access that's been taking place within its Starwood network since 2014. Marriott said that there was a breach of its database in September, which had guest information related to reservations at Starwood properties on or before Sept. 10.
Marriott says Starwood hacked, affecting 500 million guests
Friday, November 30, 2018, 6:51 PM
Marriott International said on Friday that a guest reservation database of its Starwood Hotel brand was breached, potentially exposing information on about 500 million guests. The company said its investigation showed that an unauthorised party had copied and encrypted information, and that there had been unauthorised access to the Starwood network since 2014. Marriott bought Starwood in 2016.