Sonic Corp. , the drive-in burger chain known for its rollerskating carhops, is the latest target of hackers seeking consumers’ credit-card accounts.
The company suffered its worst stock decline in almost two months after disclosing a Breach of its payment systems.
“We are working to understand the nature and scope of this issue, as we know how important this is to our guests,” the company said in a statement.
The stock was down 7.2 percent this year through Tuesday’s close, hurt by broader headwinds in the restaurant industry.
Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. also disclosed a breach earlier this year, saying hackers had installed malicious software in order to grab customer data from point-of-sale devices.
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