Malware Installed on 12 Servers at Hotel Company

InterContinental Hotels Group said that a malware in the servers at 12 of its hotels in the United States tracked payment card data if the card was used at the hotels' restaurants and bars between August and December last year. The company said that the malware searched for track data -- the cardholder's name, card number, expiration date, and the verification code -- read from the magnetic stripe of a card as it was being routed through the affected server.