customers targeted by scam ‘confirmation’ emails

Travellers using the popular hotel website are being warned not to fall for scam emails asking them to confirm their hotel payment, after a hack of’s email system. In recent weeks the Observer has been contacted by a number of customers claiming that they had received scam emails from within the system. In each case the customer has either checked in, or was due to check in, to a hotel they had reserved using The email – sent from [email protected] – claims their stay may have to be cancelled unless they hand over their bank card details via an embedded link.

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Source: The Guardian