A hotel reservation platform has exposed users’ data along with the details of at least 10 million customers worldwide. This could affect anyone who has booked a room via an online booking site in the last seven years.
Here’s what you need to know about this massive leak, how this can possibly affect you, and what you can do about it.
Which Vacation Booking Sites Were Affected?
The Spain-based Prestige Software that’s responsible for a hotel reservation system has been improperly storing several years’ worth of guest data on a misconfigured AWS S3 bucket, a popular cloud storage resource.
Users with accounts on the following sites should take steps to secure their data:
More have been affected, but those are the highest-profile ones.
This is not a complete list since Website Planet, who exposed the data breach, hasn’t reviewed all the exposed data yet so there may be more. This could also affect other smaller or lesser-known booking sites that may have used the popular hotel reservation platform.
If you traveled anytime within the last few years, review your accounts to see if you booked any reservations online and so left …