Hilton Website Flaw let Hackers Hijack any Honor Member’s Account

Hilton Hotels & Resorts has patched a gaping hole in its website that let anyone with a Hilton Honors account hack another account simply by knowing or guessing its 9-digit number. All an attacker had to do, according to security experts Brandon Potter and JB Snyder of consulting and testing firm Bancsec, was log in to any Hilton Honors account, alter some of the HTML content, and reload the page. Details may be found at http://krebsonsecurity.com/2015/03/hilton-honors-flaw-exposed-all-accounts.

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