Hackers have joined the Starwood unit's 500 million passenger personal data since 2014, including passports, credit cards, email addresses and emails. Action is the fear of punishment.
Marriott International The police have reported a computer attack on the Starwood unit database, since 2014 may be the most serious data breach in history.
The attack is disturbing, not just large sizes, but also Potential level of detail stolen by attackers. Hacking causes some 500 million passengers, and about 327 million including data from them Passport numbers, credit card details, addresses and emailssaid the Marriott.
Abrasive safety More than 3 million users in 2013 have been overtaken by Yahoo. Marriott shares fell by 5.6% In operations prior to the market.
Penalties may be
Regulators and consumers have increased sanctions against companies that have suffered violations of security because attacks are increasingly serious. Last year, The goal was $ 18.5 million In the wake of 2013 many attacks on the development of many States Equifax faces legal actions millions of dollars and a regulatory research.
"Commitment is so great company addressing the major provisions of the authority and taking into account the market "said Juan José Fernández Figarés, the Link Securities analyst at Madrid. "This is a company that reminds us of hacking and the company as a whole, it manages the personal data of customers who are harder to protect future attacks."
Marriott's statements indicate that piracy occurred a few years ago that Starwood had reached an agreement that was closed in September 2016 for $ 13,600 million. The Marriott database received information about the guest. Reservations in Starwood properties until September 10, 2018. For some, it also includes payment card details, said Marriott, who could not identify.
The Marriott said that the details, such as the encrypted credit card numbers, could not be stolen by misleading information details.
The company has reported the incident to the police, and continues the investigation, and has also begun to notify the regulatory authorities.