DATA BREACH POTENTIALLY EXPOSES DETAILS OF MILLIONS OF BOOKING.COM AND EXPEDIA CUSTOMERS

DATA BREACH POTENTIALLY EXPOSES DETAILS OF MILLIONS OF BOOKING.COM AND EXPEDIA CUSTOMERS

Posted November 11, 2020

DATA BREACH POTENTIALLY EXPOSES DETAILS OF MILLIONS OF BOOKING.COM AND EXPEDIA CUSTOMERS

  • The breach was uncovered by Website Planet, which found that Prestige Software, a company responsible for a hotel reservation system used by booking.com and Expedia, had been storing years’ worth of credit card data from hotel guests and travel agents without any protection in place.
  • Extremely sensitive data from as far back as 2013 was being incorrectly stored, with details including credit card and CVV numbers, full names, addresses and ID numbers of guests and comprehensive details about customers’ reservations all unprotected.
  • Other companies that use Cloud Hospitality and whose customers may have been at risk include Agoda, Amadeus, Hotels.com, Hotelbeds, Omnibees and Sabre.

– Helen Coffey | November 11, 2020