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

UPDATE: CWT has provided us a statement to emphasize that the company isn't using the SHS software. Original story follows after the statement.

"CWT was informed by Sabre that some traveler data had been viewed by an outside party due to a breach of Sabre’s Hospitality Solutions / SynXis Central Reservation system (“SHS”), which provides reservations technology and support to hotels.

SHS is not a CWT technology platform or a solution used by CWT. CWT has proactively notified potentially impacted customers and encouraged them to visit the Sabre microsite (which includes call center details)."

ORIGINAL STORY: 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 inf... (read more)

Source: Softpedia News / Security

>> To obtain the full Softpedia Security News article, click the link in the first post line <<

 


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