Details of Shangri-La hotel club members exposed in data leak

4,300 members, including 'a small number' from S'pore, advised to change passwords

In an e-mail to affected members on Aug 20, 2018, Shangri-La said illegal access to its mobile app gave hackers access to details such as Golden Circle members' names, membership numbers and log-in e-mail address.
In an e-mail to affected members on Aug 20, 2018, Shangri-La said illegal access to its mobile app gave hackers access to details such as Golden Circle members' names, membership numbers and log-in e-mail address. PHOTO: REUTERS

Hotel chain Shangri-La International Hotel Management has told more than 4,300 of its rewards club members to change their passwords following a data breach.

The hotel chain's spokesman told The Straits Times that "a small number" of these are Singapore customers, but declined to provide details.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 23, 2018, with the headline 'Details of Shangri-La hotel club members exposed in data leak'. Print Edition | Subscribe