Chinese police investigating major security breach of hotel group

Chinese hotel group Huazhu Group has reportedly suffered a security breach that compromised 500 million pieces of customer data, including that of 150 million accounts currently on sale in the dark web.

The chain is one of China’s largest, encompassing more than 3,900 hotels across 370 cities in the country. As of June 30, 2018, Huazhu’s customer loyalty programme had 113 million members who accounted for 75 percent of room nights booked in the second quarter of this year. Established in 2005, the company is listed on Nasdaq.  more

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