Shangri-La hotel data breach likely had ‘minimal’ impact at Singapore ministerial summit

A recent data breach that hit eight Shangri-La hotels is unlikely to have a large impact on foreign government delegates who attended a high-level defence summit in Singapore, which was held at the hotel. Hackers claiming to have instigated the Read More …

Starbucks Singapore says customer data illegally accessed in data leak

Starbucks says personal data of some customers in Singapore has been compromised, including names, birthdates, and mobile numbers. While credit card details and passwords have not been leaked, it has advised customers to change their password. The US F&B chain Read More …

IT outage at Scotland’s Heriot-Watt University enters second week

Edinburgh’s Heriot-Watt University has entered a second week of woe following a vist by an infosec nasty. The 200-year-old institution’s IT team first referred to the crisis as a “security incident” but a spokesperson confirmed to The Register that it Read More …

Carnival Cruise Cyber-Torpedoed by Cyberattack

Carnival Corp., the world’s largest cruise-ship operator, has sprung another leak: For the second time in a year, attackers have breached email accounts and accessed personal, financial and health information belonging to guests, employees and crew. Carnival has quite the Read More …

Subway marketing system hacked to send TrickBot malware emails

Subway UK has disclosed that a hacked system used for marketing campaigns is responsible for the malware-laden phishing emails sent to customers yesterday. Starting yesterday, Subway UK customers received strange emails from ‘Subcard’ about a Subway order that was placed. Read More …

Marriott fined £18.4 million by UK watchdog over customer data breach

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined Marriott £18.4 million over a 2014 data breach, heavily reducing the penalty originally planned due to COVID-19 disruption. The Marriot hotel group was subject to a 2014 data breach impacting the Starwood resort Read More …

WastedLocker ransomware hits Boyne Resorts ski resort operator

US-based ski and golf resort operator Boyne Resorts has suffered a cyberattack by the WastedLocker operation that has impacted company-wide reservation systems. Boyne Resorts owns and operates eleven properties located in the USA and Canada and has 11,000 employees. Many Read More …