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09-29-2014 07:33 AM
The following article is a update on Breach at Restaurants
By Eduard Kovacs on September 29, 2014
A data breach suffered by Signature Systems, a company that provides point-of-sale (PoS) services for restaurants, has affected hundreds of Jimmy John's stores and other establishments.
Last week, sandwich restaurant chain Jimmy John's reported that some of its customers' credit and debit card data was compromised after a malicious actor stole login credentials from the company's PoS vendor and used them to remotely access PoS systems at 216 stores. The attackers reportedly had access to payment systems between June 16, 2014 and September 5, 2014.
Jimmy John's did not name the vendor in its statement, but Brian Krebs, who first broke the news back in July, learned that it was Signature Systems, a firm based in Newtown, Pennsylvania. In a notice published on its website last week, Signature Systems admitted that they were the ones responsible for the Jimmy John's incident
SecurityWeek/ full article here/ http://www.securityweek.com/pos-vendor-breach-affe