The Ritz suffers data breach after hackers pose as staff
Posted August 17, 2020
- On 12 August, cyber criminals pretending to be Ritz employees managed to obtain an unknown amount of restaurant guests’ personal data, including information on their meal bookings. The scammers allegedly made phone calls to the guests asking to provide a confirmation of the reservations by sharing their bank details.
- A spokeswoman for the establishment told IT Pro that it is taking the breach “very seriously” and added that The Ritz is “working hard to resolve the issue and ensure the security of all our customers’ information”.
– Sabina Weston | August 17, 2020