Breach, Data Security

Malware targets credit cards used at Pennsylvania Holiday Inn

Milestone Hospitality Management is notifying an undisclosed number of guests who stayed at the Holiday Inn Harrisburg/Hershey that malware may have compromised their credit card information.

How many victims? Undisclosed.

What type of personal information? Names, addresses, credit card account numbers, expiration dates and CVV numbers.

What happened? Malware infected the Holiday Inn Harrisburg/Hershey's property management computer system and the personal information may have been compromised.

What was the response? Steps are being taken to remediate the issue and enhance the security of systems. All affected individuals are being notified, and offered a free year of credit monitoring and identity restoration services.

Details: Milestone learned of the incident on July 22, and determined over the course of an ongoing investigation that malware infected the Holiday Inn Harrisburg/Hershey's property management computer system from June 2 to July 10.

Quote: “We are unaware of any attempted or actual misuse of your personal information, but are providing this notice to ensure that you are aware of the incident, so that you may take steps to protect your information should you feel it appropriate to do so,” a notification letter said.

Source:, “Milestone Hospitality Management, LLC,” Aug. 14, 2015.

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