Travel Booking Giant Sabre Investigating Claims of a 1.3TB Data Breach

September 28, 2023


Travel booking giant Sabre said it was investigating claims of a cyberattack after a tranche of files purportedly stolen from the company appeared on an extortion group’s leak site. The Dunghill Leak group claimed responsibility for the apparent cyberattack in a listing on its dark web leak site, alleging it took about 1.3 terabytes of data, including databases on ticket sales and passenger turnover, employees’ personal data and corporate financial information.

Sabre is a travel reservation system and major provider of air passenger and booking data. Many U.S. airlines and hotel chains rely on the company’s technology.

Incident Date

July 20, 2023

Estimated Cost

1.3TB data stolen


Type of Malware

No Malware identified