700,000 Choice Hotels records leaked in data breach, ransom demanded

700,000 Choice Hotels records leaked in data breach, ransom demanded

Posted August 16, 2019

700,000 Choice Hotels records leaked in data breach, ransom demanded

Source: ZDNet By: Charlie Osborne 15August2019

* 700,000 records belonging to Choice Hotels have reportedly been stolen with hackers demanding payment for their return.
* According to Choice Hotels, the bulk of the records was only test information, including the payment card, password, and reservation fields; however, 700,000 records were genuine and contained information on guests such as names, email addresses, and phone numbers.