Hyatt Data Breach: What to Know About the Credit Card Hack

Hyatt (H) has announced a data breach of its payment systems.

hyatt-data-breach-hHyatt said that it had recently discovered malware on computers connected to its payment systems. It has increased security as a result and is asking customers to track their card history for suspicious activity.

Hyatt has also launched an investigation into the data breach. It’s brought help from third-party cyber security experts for this investigation. The hotel chain also states that customers are safe to use credit and debt cards at its locations.

U.S. and Canadian customers that have questions about the Hyatt data breach can call 1-877-218-3036 for more information. They can also check the site at this link for updates about the investigation.

Hyatt isn’t the only hotel company that’s been hit by a data breach recently. Hilton (HLT) reported a data breach near the end of Sept. that hit many of its hotel chains.

H shares were down 1% as of Thursday morning.

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