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More than 30 Indiana locations affected by Chipotle data breach

Author: FOX59 Web / Source: Fox 59

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Several Indiana locations are among those affected by a data breach involving Chipotle.

The restaurant chain said thieves used malware to steal information from credit card readers at several locations between March 24, 2017, and April 18, 2017. The malware searched for tracked data, including cardholder name, card number, expiration date and internal verification code, from a card’s magnetic strip as it was swiped through a card reader.

Not all Chipotle locations were affected, the company said, and the time frame varied from location to location. The company’s investigation into the matter involved cyber security firms, law enforcement, and the payment card networks.

The restaurant advised customers who used credit or debit cards at Chipotle locations to keep a close eye on their statements for any unauthorized activity and report anything suspicious to their credit card company or bank.

Chipotle said the malware has been removed. The company is now working with cyber security firms to evaluate its security measures.

Customers with questions can call 888-738-0534 Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. EDT. The company advised customers to…

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