TN: Bojangles fast food restaurant hacked, credit card info stolen (update 1)
Mike Krafcik reports that police in Newport, Tennessee are investigating a string of fraudulent credit and debit card charges that they say point back to a fast food restaurant, Bojangles. Police believe the restaurant’s Wi-Fi network may to be blame and the problem may not be isolated to just that one location:
In a statement, the company says: “Bojangles’ is aware that the credit card information of some customers may have been compromised at a small number of restaurants operated by a single franchisee, including one restaurant in Newport, TN. Steps were immediately taken to safeguard customer data by using a dial-up method for credit-card transactions that is secure.”
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Update 1: It’s disheartening what some people consider as a “new” type of crime.