Data breach affects Irish users of global hotel website

Pádraig Hoare reports:

Irish customers were among those who had data stolen by hackers on one of the world’s most popular hotel booking sites,, the company has confirmed.

The website has sent compromised customers an email advising that their username, password, email address, and the last four digits of stored credit card numbers were potentially stolen last month.

The Texas-headquartered company has hundreds of thousands of hotels on its books around the world and is part of the Expedia organisation, along with similar sites such as Trivago and Hotwire. It includes independent and major chain hotels as well as bed and breakfasts and resorts.

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