OH: More details emerge on Willard Park Garage breach

Cory Shaffer reports:

The vendor that runs the parking garage under Cleveland City Hall confirmed a data breach in late October potentially compromised sensitive information of hundreds of people who park in the garage.

Ken Russo, director of support services for Datapark, confirmed in a city-issued statement that the company’s financial security system had been breached, potentially compromising bank account and/or credit card information of those who have used the Willard Park Garage under Cleveland City Hall at 601 Lakeside Avenue.

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The city has now verified 36 people who had their information stolen, spokesman Dan Williams said Saturday.

Williams said the hacker used a skimmer – a handheld device that extracts credit card information as the cards are swiped – and had to be close to the payment kiosk to steal the data.

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