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Google Employee Data Exposed After Hackers Break into Travel Agency Software
3 July 2017, 11:35 am

The travel agency in charge of hotel bookings for Google’s employees has suffered a breach, with details such as names, contact details, and credit card information possibly exposed.

Google has already issued a warning to the State of California and sent a letter to affected employees, explaining that Social Security numbers, passport, and driver’s license information were not compromised.

The breach impacted a reservation system called Sabre Hospitality Solutions SynXis, which is also being used by Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CTW), a travel agency that makes hotel bookings for Google employees leaving on business trips.

Hackers had access to the software for several months

Sabre first learned about the breach in early May and started notifying customers shortly after that. More than 32,000 hotels worldwide are said to be using the reservation system.

“Sabre notified CWT, which uses the SynXis CRS, that an unauthorised party gained access to person... (read more)

Source: Softpedia News / Security

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