Booking data stolen from Japanese short-time love hotel booking service HappyHotel
Duncan Riley reports:
Japanese short-time love hotel search engine HappyHotel has suffered a data breach in which the details of clients were accessed by unknown hackers.
The breach occurred on Dec. 22, with usernames, passwords, date of birth, phone numbers and home addresses of customers all being stolen. “Love hotels” are accommodations where people take others, often prostitutes, for a time as short as an hour to have sex.
Read more on SiliconAngle and please note the first comment left under this post, too, from someone who seems to have some perspective on the culture and the use of these hotel rooms.