Breach

MGM admits to 2019 data breach affecting 10.6 million customers

February 20, 2020
  • Choice Hotels in August 2019 had an open MongoDB database discovered with information on 700,000 customers being taken and then held for ransom.
  • Two unnamed hotel chains discovered Magecart on their third-party online booking software.
  • In May 2019 it was found the Pyramid Hotel Group stored security info on openly accessible Elasticsearch server with 85.4GB of data.
  • A bug in the Amadeus online reservation system which is used by 44 percent of the international air carrier market made it possible to access and change reservations with just a booking number.
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