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August 1, 2018

Hilton customer credit card information was hacked or stolen | credit card | hacker attacks

  United States Hilton hotel chain giant said the 24th, part of the point of sale computer system attacked by hackers, who try to steal information via malicious software。
  Hilton did not say whether the data was leaked, it is recommended that any and customers between April 21, 2015 to July 27 date in Hilton hotels worldwide credit card in 2014 November 18 to December 5 pay attention to their credit card or borrow note card account if there is unusual activity。   Hilton Hotels Corporation announced that hackers use malicious code intrusion hotel registration system, steal information may include the cardholder's name, card number, expiration date and password。
Allegedly, the hackers did not get the customer's address or ID number。
  Hilton is not the only target for hackers。 About 4 days ago, owns brands such as Sheraton and Westin hotels Starwood Hotels Group, said hackers attacked some of the hotel's payment systems, may steal customer credit card information。 Forensic experts confirmed after investigation, found that malicious software in the hotel's restaurants, gift shops and other points of sale computer system。 Trump Hotel Group have a similar burst of hacker attacks。   Expert network threats Brian Krebs said, these are only part of a series of hacking incidents and steal credit card information for hotel brands, restaurants and retail stores。 He believes that one cause of these problems is that American action in the payment card magnetic stripe replaced with more secure encryption chips too slow。 (Liliang Yong)。