Point-Of-Sale Malware Found at 102 Checkers Restaurants
Checkers Restaurants suffered a cyber security breach according to a report by ZD Net, the company found Point-Of-Sale malware in 102 Checkers and Rally’s locations.
The Checkers released statement emphasizes that “not all Checkers and Rally’s restaurants were affected by this issue.” The business also announced that the Point-Of-Sale malware did not affect all the guests who visited the restaurant chain. To clarify, only those who paid during the said periods remain susceptible to security attacks.
The list of affected states includes Alabama, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, and West Virginia. The list also includes the following states as well. Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia.
“We also are working with federal law enforcement authorities and coordinating with the payment card companies in their efforts to protect cardholders,” Checkers said. “We encourage you to review your account statements and contact your financial institution or card issuer immediately if you identify an unauthorized charge on your card. The payment card brands’ policies provide that cardholders have zero liability for unauthorized charges that are reported in a timely manner.”
The company said they also contracted third-party security experts to help with the investigation.