Marriott info breach

This item appears on page 4 of the May 2020 issue.

Marriott International announced on March 31 that the company had detected a breach in its customer information databases, affecting all hotel chains owned by the company. The breach exposed the names, contact details and loyalty account information of up to 5.2 million people. Account passwords and credit card numbers were not exposed.

Marriott notified all customers confirmed to have had information exposed by the breach. It also set up a website to assist customers who know or suspect that their information was stolen: