Marriott Gets $123M Fine for Data Breach

UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) announced on Tuesday that it intends to fine hotel giant Marriott International £99 million (about $123 million) for a data breach that exposed the sensitive data of 339 million guests. If you have yet to do so, you can check if you were affected. The news comes at the same time as…

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Attorney General Sues Marriott Over Hidden Fees

Hotel chain Marriott has been sued by the District of Columbia on Tuesday over allegedly deceptive pricing practices. The chain added on hidden fees to hotel bills. The complaint says that Marriott has failed for a decade or more to disclose certain fees when it advertises prices for hotel rooms. These hidden fees sometimes add…

Check If You’re a Victim of Marriott’s Data Breach

Marriot revealed that it suffered a major data breach last year. The breach came from the Starwood brand database. It was first said that it affected over 500 million customers, but then the number was lowered to 383 million unique guests. The compromised information included guest names, postal addresses, phone numbers, dates of birth, genders,…