Arby’s breach –


The fast food chain Arby’s has announced that their point-of-sales systems (POS) were compromised. The breach affected hundreds of corporate-owned stores between October 25, 2016 and January 19, 2017.  The stolen information reportedly included over 350,000 credit and debit card numbers.

Description of the breach: Arby’s has announced that many of their 1,000+ corporate owned stores had their POS systems comprised in a malware attack that occurred between October 25, 2016 and January 19, 2017. Arby’s has stated that none of their 2,000+ franchise locations were affected in the breach.

While a full list of the affected stores is not available yet, Arby’s is urging all of their customers to closely monitor credit and debit card statements and immediately report any discrepancies to their card issuer.

Data breach period: Oct. 25, 2016 to January 19, 2017

Contact Arby’s: 1-800-599-2729

Official information from Arby’s:

More coverage of this breach: Krebs on Security, Fortune, USA Today