An individual was reportedly able to convince customers that they represented either Hotels.com or the hotel where they booked a stay through phony emails and SMS messages, according to an email sent to travelers this morning. The notice, which stresses that credit card data was not compromised in the incident, goes on to warn users to exercise caution when it comes to clicking on links and transferring money to bank accounts listed in emails from the individual. The site is encouraging users that may have been duped into giving their payment information away to contact their banks for further guidance. While details around the scam are slim, the company insists they’ve looked into the incident and reached out to those affected. Get the full story at Kaspersky Lab Read also "Expedia warns users about ‘unauthorized access’ of name, phone, email and booking info" at Bob Sullivan's blog