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Travel Tech Company Sabre Reports Possible Bookings System Breach

Payment device infection

Sabre Corp., a travel technology company, disclosed an investigation into a potential breach of its reservation system that supports about 32,000 hotels.

The company provides reservation systems for airlines, hotels and travel agencies, as well as other travel-related web and mobile systems.

Sabre hired security firm Mandiant to look into a potential breach of payment and customer data from one of its cloud-based systems, according to a Krebs On Security report. The company released the information in a quarterly Security and Exchange Commission filing.

“The unauthorized access has been shut off and there is no evidence of continued unauthorized activity. There is no reason to believe that any other Sabre systems beyond SynXis Central Reservations have been affected,” a Sabre statement said.

sector

Hospitality

reported

May 2, 2017

reported by

Krebs On Security

number affected

Unknown

location of breach

Unknown

perpetrators

Unknown

location of perpetrators

Unknown

date breach occurred

Unknown

date breach detected

Unknown