The Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG) has been forced to reveal yet another major data breach of customer card details over the latter part of 2016.
In a lengthy missive on Friday, the group explained that an unspecified number of IHG hotels run as franchises were affected between September 29 and December 29 last year.
via Intercontinental Hotels Suffer Major Card Breach – Infosecurity Magazine
The hotel industry collects a lot of data on people. Their travel patterns, their preferences, their locations, even what paper they like to read with their morning breakfast.
While everyone is pointing to the credit card breach, how long before someone start correlating the data from a hotel breach with say data from Ashley Maddison?