InterContinental data breach expands from 12 to 1,200 hotels

“Rather than affecting only 12 properties and their bars and restaurants, IHG said in a statement that the malware was “designed to access payment card data from cards used onsite at front desks” at properties between September 29, 2016, and December 29, 2016.

“Although there is no evidence of unauthorized access to payment card data after December 29, 2016, confirmation that the malware was eradicated did not occur until the properties were investigated in February and March 2017,” the hotel chain added.

Based on a new search tool which allows customers to check their own stay state-by-state, the sheer number of properties now numbers in the thousands.”

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Author: Charlie Osborne