Hilton investigates hack claims

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Hilton investigates hack claimsThe Hilton Hotel group has possibly been the victim of a credit card hack through its chain of shops and gift outlets, which it is currently investigating. The security breach is away from the hotel’s main booking system and seems to have occurred during a three month period earlier in 2015.

After Visa’s recent alert to various financial organisations, security expert Brian Krebs reported that many of the cards had been used at the hotel’s shops prior to being compromised. Although not mentioned in the official Visa alert, Hilton Group has been named by several of the banks who were involved in processing the transactions.

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