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Data breach: 880000 Payment Cards used on Orbitz.com Compromised

Travel Website Orbitz Reports Data Breach

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Expedia’s Orbitz online travel booking company based in Chicago, disclosed that as much as 880,000 payment card numbers have been accessed by hackers from one of their old websites  between October 2016 and December 2017.

The data breach took place between October 2016 and December 2017 and hackers ma have accessed on the consumer partner platform details such as customers name, address, phone number, date of birth, gender and email address, but no social security numbers for U.S. customers were exposed.  In a statement Orbitz said “We deeply regret the incident, and we are committed to doing everything we can to maintain the trust of our customers and partners.”

Orbitz took steps to investigate and remediation work by engaging leading third-party forensic investigation firm and other cybersecurity experts.

The company is notifying the affected customer and offering one year of free credit monitoring and identity protection service.

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