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 been embroiled in the security incident.

The team, including co-founder of vpnMentor Ariel Hochstadt, uncovered the problematic server on May 27, 2019, while using port scanners to map areas of the Internet.

The server has been connected to Pyramid Hotel Group, a hotel and resort management company.

Pyramid says on its website that the company “provides superior operations, owner relations, and support services to its assets and investors.”

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Source: ZDNet