About 70% of hotels do not protect personal data of customers (3 photos)
About 70% of hotels do not protect personal data of customers (3 photos)

About 70% of hotels do not protect personal data of customers (3 photos)

About 70% of hotels do not protect personal data of customers (3 photos) The personal data of hotel guests do not have a sufficient degree of protection and may be lost or stolen. A study conducted by Symantec showed that 67% of the 1,500 hotels surveyed do not take sufficient measures to protect the personal data of customers. Checked hotels of various levels from 2 to 5 star, geographically located in 54 countries, including Europe, USA and Canada. About 70% of hotels do not protect personal data of customers (3 photos) The main source of leaks are booking confirmation letters, which often contain an active link leading to the website where the customer order data is located. The body of the URL also includes an email and a reservation code. Using this data, it is not difficult for a fraudster to find an address, full name, mobile phone number, or client’s passport number. Also, many hotels did not encode links in letters sent to customers. Symantec reported the vulnerability to those who were exposed to it, including large hotel aggregators, and some companies immediately responded and resolved the problem with protecting confidential customer data. About 70% of hotels do not protect personal data of customers (3 photos) Symantec experts offer certain measures to protect data. In particular, experts advise using a VPN when working with public Wi-Fi networks and checking the link format, making sure that it does not contain personal data of the client. An unprotected link looks like this: https: //booking.the-hotel.tld/retrieve.php? Prn\u003d1234567\u0026mail\u003djohn_smith@myMail.tld

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