And the trend continues. Please take note of this breach notification and the restaurants involved. Be diligent in reviewing your transaction and credit histories if you have frequented one of these locations.
Take the time to verify the restaurant list on the franchisee website if you have visited an Applebee’s in the recent past. This breach may have compromised customer card information and other personal transaction data.
This Krebs article details yet another retail breach, this time at all Eddie Bauer Locations in North America. At least it appears the breach did not involve the company’s website.
This is sound advice. Retail is under attack and this is the season.
Kudos to the team at Fortinet for discovering this variant. These types of mutations warrant the serious consideration of whitelisting technologies to harden POS devices.