PASSPORTS A RED FLAG IN MARRIOTT HACK
Marriot has confirmed that approximately 5.25 million unencrypted passport numbers were accessed during a huge data breach. The FBI is leading the investigation of the data theft, and investigators suspect the hackers were working on behalf of the Chinese Ministry of State Security. The hackers accessed about 20.3 million encrypted passport numbers. There’s no evidence they were able to use the master encryption key required to gain access to those data.