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Hyatt Is the Latest Hotel Chain to Be Hit by a Credit Card Breach

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Samburaj Das

Samburaj Das

Samburaj is the contributing editor at Hacked and keeps tabs on science, technology and cyber security.


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Hyatt Is the Latest Hotel Chain to Be Hit by a Credit Card Breach

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Hyatt Hotels Corp revealed on Wednesday that its payment processing system contained traces of malware that is likely to have resulted in the breach of credit and debit card information. Global hotel chain Hyatt is advising customers to check their statements after an announcement wherein the hotel chain revealed that it had “recently identified malware on computers that operate payment processing systems.” Details are scarce, with a news release published by Hyatt’s website barely revealing meager information of the incident. The website did not confirm if customers were impacted. The date(s) of the breach weren’t revealed either. Hyatt confirmed that…

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Samburaj Das

Samburaj Das

Samburaj is the contributing editor at Hacked and keeps tabs on science, technology and cyber security.

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