Unsecured database exposes 85GB in security logs of major hotel chains

An unsecured database that exposed the security logs — and therefore potential cybersecurity weaknesses — of major hotels including Marriott locations has been uncovered by researchers. VpnMentor researchers Noam Rotem and Ran Locar published their findings on Thursday, noting that multiple hotels have Read More …

TA505 Crime Gang Debuts Brand-New ServHelper Backdoor

The latest malware from TA505 has been seen targeting banks, retailers and restaurants with two different versions. A new backdoor named ServHelper has been spotted in the wild, acting as both a remote desktop agent as well as a downloader Read More …

500 Million Marriott Guest Records Stolen in Starwood Data Breach

The world’s biggest hotel chain Marriott International today disclosed that unknown hackers compromised guest reservation database its subsidiary Starwood hotels and walked away with personal details of about 500 million guests. Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide was acquired by Marriott Read More …

AdvisorsBot Downloader Emerges in Raft of Malware Campaigns

A tricky downloader has hit the scene in a series of campaigns targeting restaurants, hotels and telecommunications companies. A new downloader was disclosed today, sporting significant anti-analysis features and increasingly sophisticated distribution techniques. Researchers at Proofpoint have been tracking the Read More …