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Credit Card Hackers Visit Hotels All Too Often

Monday, July 12, 2010 - 6:15 PM
HERE’S something that the struggling hotel sector prefers not to spotlight: it is a favorite target of hackers.

A study released this year by SpiderLabs, a part of the data-security consulting company Trustwave, found that 38 percent of the credit card hacking cases last year involved the hotel industry. The sector was well ahead of the financial services industry (19 percent), retailing (14.2 percent), and restaurants and bars (13 percent).

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