Privacy Counsel Comments on Marriott Breach Investigation

Dec 4, 2018

While it’s still early in the investigation, Paige Boshell, a managing member at Privacy Counsel LLC, thought it was odd that the bad actor(s) involved took the time to copy and encrypt the data without installing ransomware or seizing the target information posthaste.

“The involvement of payment card data indicates that there might be a financial criminal motive, and that’s usually what we see—but it’s not entirely clear that it was limited to that because usually, if there’s a financial motivation, you take the credit card information and get out,” Boshell said.

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