Hackers target major hotel chains including Marriott, Sheraton, Hyatt & Westin

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Hyatt, Sheraton, Marriott and Westin hotels in 10 states and the District of Columbia may have been targeted by hackers for months. The states where the hacking happened include locations in California, Colorado, Illinois, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, and The…

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Marriott hacker gets 30 months in prison

Attila Nemeth’s accommodations for the next 2.5 years won’t exactly be like a Marriott. The Hungarian man was convicted on charges that he hacked into the computer system of the giant hospitality chain and threatened company executives that he would leak sensitive data unless they met his demands. And you…

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Gazette.Net: Marriott hacker-blackmailer gets 30 months in prison

A Hungarian man was sentenced Friday to 30 months in prison for hacking into Marriott International’s computers and trying to blackmail the Bethesda hotel giant into giving him a job — as a computer specialist. View full post on federal hacker – Yahoo! News Search Results View full post on…

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Hacker Tries To Land IT Job At Marriott Via Extortion

It is a “hard labour camp” in the sense that you’re required to work there if you want to eat, i.e. if you want to live. You won’t be shot or beaten for not working – you’ll just be left to die – but the outcome is the same. It’s…

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Marriott hotel chain hacked by disgruntled job seeker

A Hungarian citizen has pleaded guilty to stealing confidential information from the computers of Marriott International, and threatening to reveal the information if the hotel chain did not offer him a job maintaining the company’s computers, the Department of Justice said. Attila Nemeth, 26, pleaded guilty in a US court,…

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