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Cheddar's data breach: About 567,000 payment card numbers may have been exposed

Posted at 4:31 PM, Aug 22, 2018

Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen has announced a data breach that could affect customers who ate at the restaurant late last year or early this year.

The restaurant said on Aug. 16 Cheddar's learned that between Nov. 3, 2017 and Jan. 2, 2018 an unauthorized person or persons gained access to payment card information in the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, and Wisconsin.

The affected information involved payment card information and payment card numbers.

Information from about 567,000 payment card numbers may have been exposed through affected restaurants, according to Reuters.

More information can be found here.