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Wendy's says recently-found malware targeted payment card data

by Hildred Mounts (2022-08-19)


Wendy's says recently-found malware targeted payment card data

By Reuters

Published: 14:54 BST, 7 July 2016 | Updated: 14:54 BST, 7 July 2016

July 7 (Reuters) - U.S.

burger chain Wendy's Co said on Thursday that a malware it had found at some franchisees in June had enabled hackers to access payment card information from the point-of-sales systems.

The company said hackers targeted cardholder names, card numbers and the three-digit card verification value (CVV) number found on the back of cards.

Wendy's had in June said the malware, which was a variant of a malware it had found earlier, CCGOOd Best had targeted point-of-sales systems, but had not said what information had been compromised.

(Reporting by Abhijith Ganapavaram in Bengaluru; Editing by Savio D'Souza)