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Chili’s Reports Malware-Related Data Compromise at Company-Owned Restaurants

An undetermined number of Chili’s Grill and Bar restaurants sustained a data breach in March and April, Chili’s parent company Brinker International Inc. reported over the weekend. Dallas-based Brinker divulged few details in a Saturday post on the Chili’s Web site and in a new release the same day. It …

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POS Malware Hides in Plain Sight; 18 Senators Vs. Jeff Sessions; Plus Weekly Recap from 2/16/18

The cryptocurrency Litecoin was still riding high Friday morning following a mid-week announcement that a new entity called LitePay Inc. will provide merchant processing in 41 countries, including the United States, starting Feb. 26. As of mid-morning, Litecoin traded at $220, up 38% from $160 at noon Tuesday. Also this …

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A New POS Software Malware Strain Avoids Detection By Fitting in With the Crowd

A new point-of-sale software malware strain wants its victims to think it is a nondescript bit of code that computers and networks commonly use when surfing the Internet. Uncovered by investigators at Austin, Texas-based Forcepoint, a data-security services provider, the malware, dubbed “UDPos” by Forcepoint, attempts to conceal itself in …

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Eye on Security: Data Breaches up 35%; Malware Hits Kmart

By Jim Daly@DTPaymentNews The number of data breaches tracked by the Identity Theft Resource Center in 2017 hit 698 as of May 30, a 35.3% increase over the record pace of a year ago when the ITRC flagged 516 breaches in 2016’s first five months. The San Diego-based nonprofit monitors …

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The New MajikPOS Malware and other Digital Transactions News Briefs

• Merchant acquirer Elavon Inc. has appointed Jamie Walker chief executive officer. A 16-year veteran of U.S. Bancorp, which owns the processor, Walker was most recently chief administrative officer of the bank’s Payment Services division, and before that served as Elavon’s chief financial officer. • A blog post from data-security …

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Hutton Hotel Finds POS Malware and other Digital Transactions News briefs

• Noble House Hotels & Resorts, which earlier said it had been notified by the U.S. Secret Service about a possible card-data breach at its Ocean Key Resort & Spa, said it has found through an investigation that card data may have been compromised at 11 other hotels, restaurants, and …

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Eye on Security: Malware Planted in HEI Hotels and Micros POS Systems

By Jim Daly@DTPaymentNews HEI Hotels & Resorts disclosed Friday that malware on point-of-sale systems may have captured payment card information at restaurants and other locations within 20 of its properties. At the same time, the payments industry is watching for clues about the extent of a compromise at Oracle Corp.’s …

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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Finds Malware and other Digital Transactions News briefs

• Noodles & Co. reported that malware led to the compromise of an undisclosed number of customers’ credit and debit cards between Jan. 31 and June 2 at 407 locations in 27 states and the District of Columbia representing 80% of its 507 total stores; the fast-casual restaurant chain began …

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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Finds Malware and other Digital Transactions News briefs

• Noodles & Co. reported that malware led to the compromise of an undisclosed number of customers’ credit and debit cards between Jan. 31 and June 2 at 407 locations in 27 states and the District of Columbia representing 80% of its 507 total stores; the fast-casual restaurant chain began …

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