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Reservation Systems Used by Many Hotels Expose User Data

April 10, 2019


An analysis of the reservation systems used by more than 1,500 hotels around the world revealed that over two-thirds expose user information and allow someone to cancel bookings.

Candid Wueest, principal threat researcher at Symantec, has analyzed the websites used by 1,500 hotels located across 54 countries, including two-star hotels in the countryside and five-star resorts. It’s worth noting that one website may serve tens and even hundreds of individual hotels.

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