LA: Lawsuit filed over data theft

Joe Gyan Jr. of The Advocate reports:

A Baton Rouge seafood restaurant from which more than 1,800 patron credit card numbers were stolen in April 2008 is suing the providers of its computers and software.

On the Half Shell, which has one eatery on Bluebonnet Boulevard and another in Prairieville, claims Acadiana-based Computer World Inc. and Radiant Systems Inc. of Georgia should have been able to prevent the thefts.


The suit says the thieves gained access to the credit card data via the remote access software — PC Anywhere — sold, installed and maintained by the defendants.

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