500 Million Affected in Data Breach

By now, everyone has been made aware of the Starwood Hotel (owned by Marriott) data breach/hack that was publicized in at the end of 2019 and exposed the data over more than 500 million customers - or nearly 14% of the world's population to put things into perspective. The information gathered by hackers amounts to millions of individuals passports, phone numbers, DOB, address, and credit card numbers which can be anything from a massive headache to utterly ruining those who were affected lives'. The hackers first gained access to Starwood's database back in 2014 and had been combing through the database unnoticed ever since. While the details are still being reviewed, it's apparent that the