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The length of time the breach went undetected will be the primary point of concern for the hotels that look to White for management expertise.
A major hotel operator is investigating a reported breach of customer information.
Cybersecurity blogger Brian Krebs first reported the breach Friday on his website. He says the breach involved credit and debit card information on thousands of guests at Marriott hotels since March 23, 2013.
Marriott International has issued a statement saying White Lodging “experienced unusual fraud patterns in connection with its systems that process credit card transactions.” Marriott says White Lodging is “in close contact with the banks and credit card companies.”
White Lodging manages 168 hotels under various brands in 21 states.