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Marriott Discloses 2nd Data Breach in Less than 2 Years

Marriott Discloses 2nd Data Breach in Less than 2 Years

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Marriott Discloses 2nd Data Breach in Less than 2 Years Marriott International, Inc., the world's largest hotel chain, recently disclosed a second data breach in a span of less than two years. Marriott, which owns over 7,300 hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts in 134 countries and territories, in a statement, said that it became aware of this new data breach at the end of February 2020. The company believes that this latest data breach started way back in mid-January 2020. Marriott said this latest data breach affected 5.2 million guests and the following information may have been breached: Contact details (e.g., name, mailing address, email address, and phone number); Loyalty account information (e.g., account number and points balance, but not passwords); Additional personal details (e.g., company, gender, and birthday…
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Marriott Reveals 4-Year Long Data Breach Affecting 500 Million Guests

Marriott Reveals 4-Year Long Data Breach Affecting 500 Million Guests

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Marriott Reveals 4-Year Long Data Breach Affecting 500 Million Guests Marriott International, Inc., the world's largest hotel chain, disclosed a massive data breach that lasted for 4 years, exposing personal and financial information of its 500 million guests, specifically guests who made a reservation at Marriott’s Starwood properties. Marriott has more than 6,700 properties in 129 countries and territories, including Canada. Thirty leading hotel brands are under the Marriott umbrella. Marriott has since become the world's largest hotel chain after acquiring Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide in September 2016. Starwood hotels include Sheraton, W Hotels, Westin, Aloft and St. Regis. In a statement, Marriottsaid that the network that contained guest information relating to reservations at Starwood properties was illegally accessed from 2014 up to September 10, 2018. Marriott said that…
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Marriott Discloses 2nd Data Breach in Less than 2 Years

Marriott Discloses 2nd Data Breach in Less than 2 Years

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Marriott Discloses 2nd Data Breach in Less than 2 Years Marriott International, Inc., the world's largest hotel chain, recently disclosed a second data breach in a span of less than two years. Marriott, which owns over 7,300 hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts in 134 countries and territories, in a statement, said that it became aware of this new data breach at the end of February 2020. The company believes that this latest data breach started way back in mid-January 2020. Marriott said this latest data breach affected 5.2 million guests and the following information may have been breached: Contact details (e.g., name, mailing address, email address, and phone number); Loyalty account information (e.g., account number and points balance, but not passwords); Additional personal details (e.g., company, gender, and birthday…
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Marriott Reveals 4-Year Long Data Breach Affecting 500 Million Guests

Marriott Reveals 4-Year Long Data Breach Affecting 500 Million Guests

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Marriott Reveals 4-Year Long Data Breach Affecting 500 Million Guests Marriott International, Inc., the world's largest hotel chain, disclosed a massive data breach that lasted for 4 years, exposing personal and financial information of its 500 million guests, specifically guests who made a reservation at Marriott’s Starwood properties. Marriott has more than 6,700 properties in 129 countries and territories, including Canada. Thirty leading hotel brands are under the Marriott umbrella. Marriott has since become the world's largest hotel chain after acquiring Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide in September 2016. Starwood hotels include Sheraton, W Hotels, Westin, Aloft and St. Regis. In a statement, Marriottsaid that the network that contained guest information relating to reservations at Starwood properties was illegally accessed from 2014 up to September 10, 2018. Marriott said that…
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