Hackers in China are tapping into unsuspecting victims’ home security cameras, recording them having sex, and selling the videos online.READ MORE: Hackers are stealing videos from private security cameras and selling them as home video tapes [South China Morning Post].
Parks attorney, Daniel Sexton of Jersey City, filed suit against the township, the police department and public officials, including Mayor John McCormac, alleging investigators violated his clients rights by relying on facial recognition software that has since been banned by the state.
Google wants its Nest Hub to become a fixture in hotel rooms so that guests can enjoy their stay without having to actually touch any of the amenities they are paying for.
For the moment, Henderson says, a bigger threat than malicious charging cables is USB charging stations you see in public places like airports.Many travelers know that, in a pinch, the hotel front desk will often have a drawer of charging cables that were left behind by guests.
Indeed the way the hotels industry processed and store the personal data need to be in accordance with the GDPR, or they risk hefty fines.
Then, last month, a report by the cybersecurity software company Symantec revealed that a majority of hotels inadvertently leak guests' personal data to third parties when they send out confirmation emails.
Third-party services running on most hotel websites have access to guest booking information, including personal data and payment card details. "This information could allow these third-party services to log into a reservation, view personal details, and even cancel the booking altogether," Wueest says.
SEATTLE — The national hotel chain Motel 6 has agreed to pay $12 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the state of Washington for providing the names of hotel guests to immigration officials for two years.
Search warrant documents made public Tuesday show the FBI used highly secretive and controversial cellphone sweeping technology to zero-in on President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer when agents raided his New York City home, hotel room and office last year.
Marriott employees all over the world are being trained to help spot sex trafficking at our hotels." The brief Twitter exchange, which occurred in January, revealed some of the hidden presumptions behind Marriott's efforts to stop sexual exploitation.
If you had done that in New York, as an American citizen, you’ve given no fewer than five organizations (the hotel, Uber, the theater, the concession vendor, and the credit card company) your private information.
Sure, Apple may be able to claim that its iOS store is more secure than Google’s Play Store when it comes to malware, but we still hear about the occasional iOS app that’s outed for misappropriating iPhone users’ data .
Marriott said for the first time that 5.25 million passport numbers were kept in the Starwood system in plain, unencrypted data files — meaning they were easily read by anyone inside the reservation system.
How to stop my device from listening to my conversations Visit the app permission section on your phone and revoke mic permissions. Once you’ve updated the software, install a good anti-spyware app on your device.
The records of 500 million customers of the hotel group Marriott International have been involved in a data breach. In a statement, the UK's Information Commissioner's Office said: "We have received a data breach report from Marriott involving its Starwood Hotels and will be making enquiries.