The hotel chain Marriott International disclosed a massive data breach affecting 500 million consumers who made reservations at Starwood hotels.
Compromised data includes name, address, phone, email, passport number, and date of birth. For some victims, the stolen information also includes credit card numbers and expiration dates.
Have I been affected?
If you’ve stayed at any of the following Starwood properties, you’ve been affected.
The Luxury Collection
Four Points by Sheraton
What should I do?
Your first step should be to read our checklist on how to respond to a data breach.
And keep a watchful eye on your inbox. Opportunistic scammers know about the data breach and will send out phishing emails designed to look like official correspondence from Marriott/Starwood, law enforcement, financial institutions, or any organization related to the data breach.
In the event that you do receive malspam of some kind, Malwarebytes customers are protected from malicious download links.
Finally, be sure to follow us on social media and stay tuned to the Malwarebytes Labs blog for all the latest updates on the Marriott breach, and all other cyberthreats.