Intelligent CISO Issue 45 | Page 24

threat updates



Nordic Choice Hotels , one of the Nordic region ’ s largest hotel chains , has confirmed it was the target of a cyberattack on its systems from the Conti ransomware group . The incident primarily impacts the hotel ’ s guest reservation and room key card systems . Although there is no indication of passwords or payment information being affected , information pertaining to guest bookings was potentially leaked . The Scandinavian hotel chain , with its brands – Comfort , Quality and Clarion , employs over 16,000 staff members and has 200 properties across Scandinavia , Finland and the Baltics .
It has been reported that Japanese consumer electronics giant , Panasonic , has disclosed a security breach wherein an unauthorised third-party broke into its network and potentially accessed data from one of its file servers . ‘ As the result of an internal investigation , it was determined that some data on a file server had been accessed during the intrusion ’, the company said in a short statement published on its website on November 26 . Panasonic didn ’ t reveal the exact nature of the data that was breached , but said its networks were illegally accessed on November 11 , 2021 .
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