Breach confirmed by InterContinental Hotels affecting 12 of it’s properties

According to articles from ThreatPost and DataBreachToday, InterContinental Hotels has confirmed a breach in systems used at 12 of it’s properties and notes that the systems were infected between August and December of 2016.  According to both reports, cards used at the front desk of the properties were not affected but that the malware searched for stripe data as it was being routed through the network, searching for cardholder name, card number, expiration date and internal verification code.  No attribution has been established as of the time of this article.

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