For those consumers who may have stayed at a Marriott or other Starwood
Hotel, the Federal Trade Commission has posted information about what
you can do.
According to the
FTC "Marriott International says that a breach of its Starwood guest
reservation database exposed the personal information of up to 500 million
There are steps you can take to help guard against misuse.
Marriott has set up an information website and call center.
The website is
https://answers.kroll.com and a call center phone number is available at 877-273-9481 to answer
questions. Marriott says affected customers also can sign up for a year
of free services that will monitor websites that criminals use to share
people’s personal information. Marriott says the service will alert
customers if their information shows up on the websites, and will also
include fraud loss reimbursement and other services.