The joy of Malware has hit Hyatt Hotels again – this time affecting hotels chain in Asia, The Middle East, South America and the United States of America.
The full statement from Hyatt is below.
The malware was loaded at Hyatt-managed locations between 18 March 2017 and 2 July 2017, affecting locations in
- The USA (Guam, Hawaii and Puerto Rico)
- Saudi Arabia
- South Korea
A full location list where systems were compromised is at https://www.hyatt.com/notice/protectingourcustomers/hotellist/
This is the second time this has happened in two years – with Hyatt being hit in December 2015 according to The Register.
Whilst Cyber Security is such an important thing – it seems that sometimes, there are little kinks in the armor – or a protocol not being followed.
The next thing you know, one of these statements follows along.
As usual – check your statements for signs of odd activity – and if you’ve stayed in one of these properties – it might be time to get a new card issued with a new number on it.
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