Hacks are becoming as regular as loyalty breaches these days.
What to Know Now
Those of you who stay in Hyatt hotels regularly may want to double check your statements. The company acknowledged this week that one of its systems used for payment processing was infected with malware, potentially exposing its customers’ credit card numbers.
The moral of this latest story is that it always pays to keep an eye on your credit card statements and your loyalty point balances. Hyatt is further updating it’s customers on the latest breach over on http://www.hyatt.com/protectingourcustomers/.
Social Quote of the Day
Soon there will be no hotels where your credit card
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