Science & Technology

Data Breach Reported at Marriott Hotels

Hacking may have targeted thousands of travelers


The Marriott hotel chain has confirmed that guests at a number of its franchises across the United States were the victims of a major credit-card hacking scheme.

Thousands of travellers may have been the target of a security breach that affected White Lodging, a large hotel chain operator that maintains franchises for Marriott but also Sheraton, Westin, Hyatt and InterContinental.