More than 1,000 Holiday Inn locations face stolen credit card information after hack

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The hotel chain that owns Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza, InterContinental and other brands said credit card information of their guests may have been stolen at more than 100 Canadian locations last year.

The hack appears to have happened between the end of September and December 29 of last year, where hackers used malware to obtain information from credit cards at the front desk. There’s no indication that any data has been stolen since December, when better encryption methods were put into place.

The company advises anyone who thinks they may have been affected to review their payment card statements for any fraudulent and unauthorized activity.

Read more at CBC News

This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.