Saturday, May 27, 2017

Malware At Chipotle Allowed Credit Card Breach


Chipotle announced Friday that their payment systems were breached by hackers, leading to customers' card data, including its number, expiration date and internal verification codes being stolen.

The breach collected what is called track data, which is produced each time a customer swipes their credit card through a point-of-service device. Pizzeria Locale restaurants were also affected. Chipotle has since removed the malware from the hack and is working with cyber security teams to improve safety.

The hack also comes one year after the crippling E. coli outbreak that sent Chipotle into a major slump.

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