Cyber security blog says Sonic payment info compromised

Cyber security blog says Sonic payment info compromised

Quick Facts:

  • Cyber security blog KrebsOnSecruity reported a data breach at Sonic
  • The blog claims the company's card processor told Sonic Corp earlier this week
  • The breach possibly led to millions of stolen credit and debit card numbers
  • KrebsOnSecurity believes the numbers were sold in underground exchanges
  • Sonic confirmed the activity and shared this statement:
Thank you for the opportunity to respond to your inquiry. Our credit card processor informed us last week of unusual activity regarding credit cards used at SONIC.
The security of our guests' information is very important to SONIC.  We are working to understand the nature and scope of this issue, as we know how important this is to our guests.  We immediately engaged third-party forensic experts and law enforcement when we heard from our processor. While law enforcement limits the information we can share, we will communicate additional information as we are able.

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