Wendy’s discovers POS system malware

The fast food giant Wendy’s is slowly releasing details about its investigation into possible credit card fraud at East Coast and Midwest restaurant locations, while financial institutions and consumers continue to express growing frustration over merchant breaches.

While discussions about possible breached locations and compromised accounts have continued to take place within the credit union industry, the only specific detail to emerge so far is from the following statement released by the Dublin, Ohio-based restaurant chain: “Out of the locations investigated to date, some have been found by the cybersecurity experts to have malware on their systems. The investigation is ongoing and the company is continuing to work closely with cybersecurity experts and law enforcement officials.”

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