Security & Fraud

PYMNTS Daily Data Dive: Omni Breach

Another week, another major data breach. This time the victim is Omni Hotels. The chain has publicly reported that it was hacked and disclosed that the hackers stole payment card data through accessing point-of-sale systems.

How bad was the damage? Here it is by the numbers:

50,000| The number of payment card numbers that have been compromised and sold online. 

174 | The number of days the malware was active in Omni’s system.

81% | The number of Omni Hotel locations believed to be affected by the breach.

60 | The number of Omni Hotels in North America.

15 | The number of days it took Omni to totally shut down the breach after detecting it on May 30.

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