ALPHV/BlackCat ransomware gang has successfully hacked the hotel chain Motel One. The group, known for its illegal activities, added Motel One to its list of victims on its Tor leak site. The hotel chain is popular for providing affordable accommodations to business and leisure travelers, with a focus on stylish and comfortable stays.
The group claims to have stolen a massive amount of data, including 24,449,137 files amounting to approximately 6 TB. This data includes booking confirmations from the past three years, containing personal information such as names, addresses, reservation dates, payment details, and contact information. Additionally, the stolen files also include customers’ credit card information and other sensitive data, as reported by the ALPHV group.
In a public message, the group threatens to release this data unless Motel One pays the ransom within five days. The ALPHV gang has been actively targeting various organizations, and their ransom demands range from tens of thousands to millions of dollars.