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Martiott’s Data Breach Affecting up to 500 Million Guests

The Third Largest Data Breach in History

According to the Washington Post the breach involved data mined from the reservations database for Starwood properties. This is one of the biggest data breaches in history. According to Marriott’s admission the stolen data could be a combination of name, mailing address, phone number, email address, passport number, date of birth, gender, arrival and departure information and payment card numbers.

This will affect many people going forward and is a strong reminder that having data breach insurance is imperative in today’s business world.


Uber Struck with Data Breach and Tried to Cover it Up

This news from Time Magazine online. Uber got hit by hackers who:

“…were able to steal data for 57 million riders and drivers…”

Uber is now in hot water because:

“…Uber concealed it for a year after paying $100,000 in ransom for the stolen information to be destroyed.”

Part of our data breach insurance policy provides coverage to alert your clients about any breach or potential breach in your client data.