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Nearly 70 percent of hotel websites leak personal data, Symantec study finds

Amrita Khalid
Nearly 70 percent of hotel websites leak personal data, Symantec study finds

A security flaw may be hiding in that confirmation email you get after booking a hotel room. A Symantec study of more than 1,500 hotels found that 67 percent of them were unwittingly leaking guests' personal information. The main issue involved booking confirmation emails, according to Symantec principal threat researcher Candid Wueest.