InterContinental Hotels Hit By Another Data Breach

by Jessica Montevago


InterContinental Hotels said it’s investigating a second data breach, affecting more than 1,100 hotels in the United States.  

IHG said it discovered malware designed to access payment card data from cards used at the front desk at U.S. IHG-branded hotel locations. The data breach occurred for transactions made between Sept. 29, 2016, and Dec. 29, 2016. To find out which properties were impacted, go here

The hack comes only two months after IHG confirmed payment systems were compromised at 12 hotels in the United States and the Caribbean.

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A common scam involves a call from what is apparently the hotel front desk asking for your credit card number confirmation. When the number they claim to have is confirmed wrong, they request the correct number.

 

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