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More than 1 thousand restaurants Wendy\'s have become the victims of hackers

More than 1 thousand restaurants Wendy\'s have become the victims of hackers

by sigismund » 2016-07-09 22:02:18


Payment terminals were infected with malware, can steal credit card information.


In January of this year it became known about the leak of customer data American restaurant chain Wendy's. Then it was assumed that the incident affected PoS terminals in 300 establishments, however, as it turned out, the real figure made up 1025 (in total, the network consists of about 3000 restaurants).

Suspicious actions with Bank cards customers Wendy's was first seen in January of this year, but the incident took place late last year. Representatives of Wendy's reported an attack on the PoS terminals 300 of their restaurants in may. Payment terminals were infected with malware, can steal credit card information.

It seems, in fact, the attackers carried out more than one successful campaign, because in the course of further investigation, the experts found another version of the malware. According to representatives of Wendy's, for a successful attack, the attackers used the compromised credentials to gain remote access one of the service providers.
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