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Security breach at Bartell Hotels affects over 40,000 individuals

Bartell Hotels announced that it had detected potential unauthorized access by a third-party attacker to its customer's financial data. ...


Bartell Hotels announced that it had detected potential unauthorized access by a third-party attacker to its customer's financial data.

The payment card processing systems used at five Bartell Hotels were compromised.

The five impacted hotels are Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina, The Dana on Mission Bay, Humphreys Half Moon Inn & Suites, Pacific Terrace Hotel and the Days Hotel–Hotel Circle

The official statement says the security breach occurred between February 16,2014 and May 13,2014.  The breach involves theft of certain credit card data including names of customers and credit card numbers.

According to SC Magazine, the data breach affects between 40,000 and 45,000 individuals.  About 16,000 individuals who provided their email ids to the Bartell are currently informed of the breach.

The company is offering free credit monitoring and identity protection to the affected individuals.

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