Banks Sue Wendy’s Over Five-Month-Long Data Hack

Nick Rummell reports that it’s not just affected customers suing Wendy’s after a data breach disclosed in February – the banks are suing, too:

A major data security breach at Wendy’s restaurants could have been easily prevented had the company acted faster, according to a class action filed on behalf of banks whose customers were affected by the breach.

The suit, filed in Federal Court in Pittsburgh on April 25 by First Choice Federal Credit Union, claims the fast-food chain “refused to take steps to adequately protect its computer systems from intrusion,” which led to a nearly five-month-long data breach where customer credit card information was stolen.

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