Marriott Hacked Again

The Marriott hotel group has been hacked again for the 2nd time in 2 years. Marriott’s rewards scheme company Bonvoy – which holds contact details (name, mailing address, email address, and phone number); loyalty account information; additional personal details; partnerships and affiliations; and preferences Hotels  that data was exposed. Marriott notified customers: “Marriott International announced […]

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After Mega-Breach, Marriott May Pay for New Passports

Victims of the massive Marriott International data breach, which exposed data for 500 million customers, including some passport numbers, may be able to claim for a new passport. Marriott made the statement to The Washington Post mirroring the GDPR stipulations that “if citizens can prove material or non-material damage” they can seek compensation. Out of […]

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Marriott Starwood Data Breach & Identity Theft Scams

On Friday 30th November 2018, Marriott Hotel Group announced that they had a data breach of their Starwood guest reservations database exposing over 500 million customer records. Anyone booking and checking in/out of Starwood brand hotels from 2014 – 2018 is impacted; also all Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) membership card holders. The hackers have had […]

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DATA BREACH: Marriott Hacked – 500 Million Records

Marriott’s Starwood Members database has been breached, exposing details of over 500 million members. Marriott confirms that it has found that hackers had unauthorised access to the entire database and had copied data continuously since 2014. Data stolen includes: Name Mailing address Phone number Email address Passport number Starwood Preferred Guest account information Date of […]

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