About this Deal
|Orbitz has released details regarding a data breach on their platform that occurred between: |
-January 1st, 2016 and June 22nd, 2016 for the consumer platform
-January 1st, 2016 and December 22nd, 2017 for their partner platform
Orbitz stated "To date, we do not have direct evidence that this personal information was actually taken from the platform and there has been no evidence of access to other types of personal information, including passport and travel itinerary information,"
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