The Register: Chinese hotel chain warns of massive customer data theft

The Register: Chinese hotel chain warns of massive customer data theft. “China’s largest hotel chain is investigating an apparent data theft that is said to involve as many as half a billion pieces of information. The Xinhua state news agency says Shanghai Police are investigating what looks to be a credible post on a darknet site advertising the sale of nearly 500 million pieces of data reportedly belonging to people who stayed at the chain of hotels Huazhu operates in China.”