Expedia’s Orbitz Says 880,000 Payment Cards Compromised in Security Breach
Chicago-based online travel booking company Orbitz, a subsidiary of Expedia, reveals that one of its old websites has been hacked, exposing nearly 880,000 payment card numbers of the people who made purchases online.
The data breach incident, which was detected earlier this month, likely took place somewhere between October 2016 and December 2017, potentially exposing customers' information to hackers.
Orbitz Data Breach Affects 880,000 Payment Cards
Orbitz said a data breach affecting 880,000 payment cards may have exposed customer's confidential information to hackers, CNBC reported.
Investigations conducted by the Expedia subsidiary found that the personal information of customers who had made bookings via the travel site between Jan. 1, 2016, and Dec. 22, 2017, may have been accessed by a cyber attacker.
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