Tag: Marriott

Marriott Says Hack Was Smaller Than Originally Thought, but 5.25 Million Passport Numbers Were Stolen

Marriott disclosed Friday that fewer guests than originally thought were affected by a massive computer hacking attack but that more than five million passport numbers were stolen. Marriott said about 5.25 million passport numbers were taken in the incident, which US officials believe was masterminded by the Chinese government. An additional 20.3 million encrypted passport numbers […]

US Investigators Point to China in Marriott Hack Affecting 500 Million Travellers

US Investigators Point to China in Marriott Hack Affecting 500 Million Travellers US government investigators increasingly believe that Chinese state hackers likely were responsible for the massive breach reported last month of Marriott’s Starwood chain hotel reservation system, which exposed the private information and travel details of as many as 500 million people, according to […]