Hyatt Hotels Experience Possible Hackers


000048The hotel chain has found software connections leading them to believe hackers may have obtained credit card numbers among other things.

The resort chain is advising customers to review their payment card statements, although it has not said if any customer data was stolen. Hyatt spokeswoman Stephanie Sheppard said in an email that the malware was discovered Nov. 30, but she didn’t say why the company waited three weeks to report the discovery on Wednesday. Hyatt is the latest of several major hotel chains to report this year that hackers had attacked their computers

The Chicago-based company owns, manages or franchises a portfolio of 627 properties in 52 countries.

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