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Sonic Declines After Burger Chain Hit by Hacker Data Breach

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.

READ MORE (Bloomberg)

  • Sonic confirms data breachChicago Tribune
  • 5 Million Sonic Customers Possibly Affected By Data Breach, Reports SayCBS Miami
  • Sonic Drive-In Confirms Data Breach; 'Unusual Activity' On Customer CardsCBS Detroit
  • Sonic data breach: Millions of credit, debit card numbers possibly
  • SONIC Drive-In Breached, 5 Million Stolen Card AccountsCredit Union Times
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  • Uh-Oh. Looks Like Sonic Has Been Breached (And Millions Of Cards, Too)
  • Sonic Drive-In hit by security hack, report saysAsbury Park Press
  • Millions Possibly Impacted by Data Breach at Fast-Food Chain Sonic, Report SaysNBC New York

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Sonic Declines After Burger Chain Hit by Hacker Data Breach


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