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Invest more in cyber security – number of serious hacker attacks is rapidly increasing

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March 8, 2017

Invest more in cyber security – number of serious hacker attacks is rapidly increasing

Hamburg, Germany – 8 March 2017 – 
The new year starts off with a scandal: The “Romantik Seehotel Jägerhof“ in Austria‘s Turracher Höhe was blackmailed by a hacker for the fourth time. Only after a Bitcoin payment worth of 1,500 euros, the previously encrypted cash register, reservation and key system was released again. These kind of hacker attacks are the order of the day in the hotel industry.

Most recently, Hilton’s, Starwood’s and Mandarin Oriental’s payment systems were hacked – and Oracle Hospitality was also affected. The data thieves were after the guests’ credit card data; hotels repeatedly have … Read More

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