Report: Hotel Reservation Platform Leaves Millions of People Exposed in Massive Data Breach
Mark Holden of Website Planet reports on a big Oops! involving Prestige Software in Spain and a misconfigured AWS bucket:
Courtesy of our security team at Website Planet, we can reveal that a hotel reservation platform has been exposing highly sensitive data from millions of hotel guests worldwide, dating as far back as 2013 and including credit card details for 100,000s of people.
Based in Madrid and Barcelona, Prestige Software sells a channel management platform called Cloud Hospitality to hotels that automates their availability on online booking websites like Expedia and Booking.com.
The company was storing years of credit card data from hotel guests and travel agents without any protection in place, putting millions of people at risk of fraud and online attacks.
Read the details on Website Planet.