Restaurant Depot Acknowledges Security Breach

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Customers of Restaurant Depot and Jetro are being notified [PDF file] that the company was recently targeted by hackers who accessed customers' credit card information.

"During the period between September 21 and November 18, 2011, unauthorized individuals managed to obtain cardholder names, credit card numbers, expiration dates and CCVs of consumers who made purchases at one of the stores," writes Softpedia's Eduard Kovacs.

"According to Finextra, Trustwave found that malicious software was carefully placed on credit card processing systems used in the stores owned by Restaurant Depot," Kovacs writes. "All the data obtained by the malware was sent to a server located in Russia. The estimated number of individuals that may be affected by the incident is as high as 1 million."

Go to "Restaurant Depot Informs Customers of Data Breach, 1 Million Credit Cards Involved" to read the details.

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