Trump hotel in Toronto among 14 Trump properties impacted by data breach

Trump hotel in Toronto among 14 Trump properties impacted by data breach

Trump hotel in Toronto among 14 Trump properties impacted by data breach

Sabre's investigation found that the unauthorized party first accessed reservation information on August 10, 2016.

The InterContinental hotel group said malware searched for track data - cardholder name, card number, expiration date and internal verification code - and read from the magnetic stripe of a payment card as it was being routed through the affected hotel server. "Privacy and protection of our guests' information is a matter we take very seriously", Trump Hotels said in a statement.

According to a Tuesday statement posted on the Trump Hotels website, a booking service called Sabre notified the Trump Organization that "an unauthorized party gained access to account credentials that permitted access to payment card data and certain reservation information for some of our hotel reservations..." Hackers attacked 14 properties but were unable to breach internal systems, the hotel said.

The latest breach comes months after the Trump organization was forced to pay $50,000 to NY state after it failed to notify customers immediately after data breaches in 2015 led to the theft of at least 70,000 credit card numbers and 300 Social Security numbers.

The Sabre breach was first reported by independent security reporter Brian Krebs back in May, after Sabre mentioned it in a quarterly filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Several guests at 14 different locations, like the relatively new Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., could be affected by the breach. This was the third involving the hotel chain since May 2015. The breach took place last month and the hotel was notified on June 5. The 2014 breach led to the exposure of more than 70,000 credit card numbers and 300 Social Security numbers, according to the Washington Post. The hotel confirmed that they were not hacked themselves. Well, because they're a good target, ' Singer told the Post.

If you stayed at a Trump Hotel during the dates indicated, your best bet is to keep tabs on your credit-card bills and keep an eye out for suspicious activity. "This incident occurred on the systems of Sabre Hospitality Solutions (Sabre), a service provider used by Trump Hotels".

Earlier this year, President Donald Trump signed an executive order on cybersecurity that holds federal agency heads accountable for breaches in their networks.

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