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Chili's Suffers Data Breach

The restaurant believes malware was used to collect payment card data including names and credit or debit numbers.

Chili's Grill & Bar, a restaurant brand owned by Dallas-based Brinker International, said some of its restaurants were hit with a cyberattack which may have resulted in compromise of users' payment card data. It believes the incident was limited to March and April 2018.

The company first learned of the compromise on May 11, 2018 and launched an investigation to learn more. Based on the details so far, it seems malware was used to collect credit and debit card numbers, as well as the cardholders' names, from payment systems used for in-restaurant purchases. Chili's doesn't collect social security numbers, full birthdays, or federal or state identification numbers, so none of this type of information was affected.

Officials report they have contacted both law enforcement and third-party forensic experts as part of the investigation. Chili's reports it's trying to provide fraud resolution and credit monitoring services for affected customers and it will share more info as it's available. In the meantime, it has provided guidance for those who may have been compromised on its website.

Read more details here.

 

 

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