This winter, a white-hat hacker contacted several travel companies alleging that their websites have a security vulnerability that would allow thieves to skim credit card data from customers.
Opportunist cyber criminals are seeing mobile devices as the new method of spreading their chaos, with ome countries reporting a 400% increase in malware on some handsets between 2011 to 2012.
Airbnb is the darling poster child of the entire startup world right now. The company raised $200 million in its latest round, at a valuation of $2.5 billion.
While fraud within the travel industry is not a new phenomenon, the expansion of loyalty programs has created new vulnerabilities for airlines and new opportunities for fraudsters to exploit.
Cast your mind back to the summer when this story about a hacker cracking hotel electronic doors emerged in Forbes
Imagine a world where someone owns a record of everything you do in life. Went shopping? Safeway owns that act. Watched a movie? Netflix owns a record of that. Grabbed a quick bite to eat? McDonalds owns a log of that.
Business travel blog Frequent Business Traveler has released the results of a poll conducted in partnership with FlyerTalk on the state of the United States Transportation Security Administration.
An electronic hotel lock provider has issued a series of fixes to its technology after a cheeky developer used a major conference to demonstrate a hack to open doors.
A report in yesterday’s US press will have sent shivers down the spine of many a hotel manager and security specialist at properties across the globe