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“Islands Restaurants was alerted to a potential payment card issue, immediately started an investigation, and took steps to end unauthorized access to our payment card network.” reads the data breach notice issued by the Burger Chain. “A leading computer forensic firm was engaged, and a thorough investigation was conducted to determine what occurred and what restaurant locations and time frames were involved. Islands notified the card networks and provided information to support an investigation by law enforcement.”
According to Burger chain Islands Restaurants, the incident took place earlier this year, but the timeframe of the incident varies by store location. The malware was active between February 18, 2019, and September 27, 2019.
The list of affected locations
Customers should remain vigilant to the possibility of fraud by reviewing their payment card statements for any unauthorized activity.
Champagne French Bakery Café also disclosed a payment card breach that involved a point-of-sale malware. The malicious code allowed crooks to capture
“Champagne French Bakery Café was alerted to a potential payment card issue, immediately started an investigation, and took steps to end unauthorized access to our payment card network.” reads the data breach notification published by the company.
“Over the general time frame of February 13, 2019 to September 27, 2019, malware was installed on certain point-of-sale devices in Champagne Bakery restaurants that were used for payment card transactions. The time frames involved vary by restaurant.”
The company states that for 7 of the 8 restaurants involved, the malware failed in obtaining the payment card data in certain weeks in March 2019.
The company confirmed that the
Both Champagne and Islands companies did not provide free identity protection and credit monitoring services.