Trend Micro researchers believe the data involved in the Huazhu Hotels Group breach has already appeared for sale on the Dark Web.
The stolen PII from the hotel customers was found when an advertisement on the Dark Web was seen that matched the data involved in the breach. The asking price for the information was 8 bitcoin, or about $58,000, Trend Micro said.
In addition, any potential criminal buyer would also receive customer information such as registered check-in time, customer name, ID number, home address, birthday, and internal ID number for the 130 million or so affected individuals.
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