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Restaurant Chains Hit in PoS Attack

Buca di Beppo, Earl of Sandwich, and Planet Hollywood were among the chains hit in a nearly year-long breach of their point-of-sale systems.

Customers at a series of Italian, sandwich, and film-themed restaurants have found their credit card numbers stolen after a cyberattack hit point-of-sale terminals at dozens of restaurants. Buca di Beppo, Earl of Sandwich, and Planet Hollywood restaurants, all owned by Earl Enterprises, suffered the attacks between May 23, 2018 and March 18, 2019.

KrebsOnSecurity alerted company officials to the breach after finding customer credit card numbers on underground shop Joker's Stash. After verifying the information, Earl Enterprises issued a statement saying that malware on the PoS devices captured payment card data, which could have included credit and debit card numbers, expiration dates and, in some cases, cardholder names.

Earl Enterprises has provided an online tool to tell customers which locations were breached.

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