Trump Hotels’ Booking System Hacked, Credit Card Data Stolen

Hackers have targeted 14 Trump Hotels stealing personal and payment card data of customers again. The incident took place when hackers breached the booking reservation system of Sabre Hospitality Solutions, a third-party contractor used by Trump Hotels.

According to the list published on the Trump Hotels website, the Donald Trump‘s properties affected by the Sabre Hospitality Solutions incident include Trump Central Park, Trump Chicago, Trump Doonbeg, Trump Doral, Trump Las Vegas, Trump Panama, Trump Soho, Trump Toronto, Trump Turnberry, Trump Vancouver, Trump Waikiki, Trump DC, Trump Rio De Janeiro and Albemarle Estate.

In a security notice by Trump Hotels, the breach took place back on August 10, 2016, while the last access to the compromised booking system happened on March 9th, 2017.

“We are working with Sabre to address this issue,” Trump organization stated in the notice. “We understand that Sabre engaged a leading cyber security firm to support its investigation. Sabre indicated that they also notified law enforcement and the payment card brands about this incident.”

Sabre, a Southlake City, Texas-based popular travel technology firm is hired by some top notch companies including Google, and that’s why last week it was reported that personal and financial data of a number of Google employees was compromised after Sabre suffered a security breach.

As for the Trump Hotel chain, it has a history of security breaches. In the last couple of years, Trump hotels had suffered cyber attacks including malware attacks against its point of sale system starting from July 2015 when Trump chain of hotels suffered a data breach and resultantly credit card data of customers was stolen.

In October 2015, once again credit card data of Trump Hotels’ customer was stolen. While in April 2016, customers had to suffer yet another security and privacy invasion when Trump Hotels had its payment system breached by unknown hackers.

If you have ever stayed at any of the Trump Hotels, it is highly advised to keep an eye on your credit card transactions and in the case of any suspicious activity contact your bank.


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Waqas

Waqas Amir is a Milan-based cybersecurity journalist with a passion for covering latest happenings in cyber security and tech world. In addition to being the founder of this website, Waqas is also into gaming, reading and investigative journalism.