UK: Butlin’s admits 34,000 guest records stolen in hack

Alexander J. Martin reports:

Butlin’s has confirmed that the records of up to 34,000 guests have been accessed by hackers.

The holiday camp chain says the stolen data does not include payment details – but customers’ names, holiday dates, postal and email addresses and telephone numbers are believed to have been accessed.

A spokesperson confirmed to Sky News that the compromise had taken place over the past 72 hours, and was caused by a phishing email which posed as the local Chamber of Commerce.

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