Hotel group reveals that malware attempting to glean payment card details sat on its network in the US undetected for three months.
UK headquartered hotel group InterContinental Hotels (IHG) has revealed the extent of malware on its network that could have been used to access the payment card details of US customers in 2016, and has notified customers in the affected Americas region.
The investigation, by an independent cyber security firm commissioned by IHG, revealed that there was signs of malware at 1,200 IHG-branded franchise hotels in the Americas for three months between September and December 2016. IHG admitted that the malware was not “eradicated” until February and March 2017.

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