Marriott reveals data breach of 500 million Starwood guests


#TIA – The latest major hack, at Marriott, adds to the wonderment of when it will all end. Or why the open society wasn’t a better idea in the first place.

Marriott says its guest reservation system has been hacked, potentially exposing the personal information of approximately 500 million guests.

The hotel chain said Friday the hack affects its Starwood reservation database, a group of hotels it bought in 2016 that includes the St. Regis, Westin, Sheraton and W Hotels.
Marriott said hackers had gained “unauthorized access” to the Starwood reservation system since 2014, but the company only identified the issue last week.
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