Catering and Hospitality


  • Subway marketing system hacked to send TrickBot malware emails

    December 12, 2020

    Subway UK has disclosed that a hacked system used for marketing campaigns is responsible for the malware-laden phishing emails sent to customers yesterday. Starting yesterday, Subway UK customers received strange emails from ‘Subcard’ about a Subway order that was placed. Included in the email were links to documents allegedly containing confirmation of the order. After analyzing these ...

  • Marriott fined £18.4 million by UK watchdog over customer data breach

    November 2, 2020

    The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined Marriott £18.4 million over a 2014 data breach, heavily reducing the penalty originally planned due to COVID-19 disruption. The Marriot hotel group was subject to a 2014 data breach impacting the Starwood resort chain, acquired by Marriott in 2015. At the time, threat actors were able to infiltrate Starwood systems ...

  • European holidaymakers to blame for COVID second wave, says health expert

    October 28, 2020

    The “mass movement” of European holidaymakers keen to relax after lockdowns lifted this summer is largely to blame for the continent’s second wave of coronavirus infections, a public health expert told Euronews. “Anybody who drives down the motorways in France in August will see the lines of Dutch caravans moving south, almost like a migration of ...

  • Five bar and cafe owners arrested in France for running no-log WiFi networks

    October 6, 2020

    In one of the weirdest arrests of the year, at least five bar and cafe managers from the French city of Grenoble were taken into custody last week for running open WiFi networks at their establishments and not keeping logs of past connected users. The bar and cafe owners were arrested for allegedly breaking a 14-year-old ...