Sep10

Scandal in Radisson network

Company Radisson Hotels and Resorts has informed on information leakage from computer systems of some hotels of a network. It is known, that within seven months malefactors had access to the files containing names of lodgers and their credit cards numbers.
Radisson declares that it would be very difficult to find out the exact number of stolen numbers of credit cards. According to the words of Radisson’s representatives, criminals, they could receive codes of debit cards and information on terms of their action. Numbers of the social insurance have not been stolen.
Information leakage proceeded during the period since November 2008 till May, 2009. Radisson has learnt about it from Visa Inc and MasterCard Inc.
According to David Chamberlain, Radisson’s official representative’s words criminals stole data “from certain hotels during certain time”. He has refused to disclose, how many hotels have suffered from attack of unknown hackers.
Radisson Hotels and Resorts operates 415 hotels worldwide.


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