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Burger Joint Wendy’s Confirms Credit Card Breach in 1000+ Locations

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Burger Joint Wendy’s Confirms Credit Card Breach in 1000+ Locations


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Fast food chain Wendy’s has confirmed a credit card breach induced by a malware compromising its point-of-sale systems, has impacted over 1,000 outlets, rather than initial estimates of 300 restaurants. On June 9, 2016, fast-food restaurant chain Wendy’s had admitted that the number of franchise outlets affected by a point-of-sale compromising malware attack was “considerably higher” than the 300 restaurants believed to be targeted. Preliminary findings had Wendy’s reveal in early May that the malware had been discovered on the point-of-sale systems of counters at less than 300 franchised Wendy’s outlets in North America. At the time, 50 additional franchise…

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Samburaj Das

Samburaj Das

Samburaj is the contributing editor at Hacked and keeps tabs on science, technology and cyber security.

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