Dairy Queen has become the latest victim of computer hackers bent on pilfering customers’ credit and debit card information.
The Edina-based ice cream and fast-food chain confirmed Wednesday that “customer data at a limited number of stores may be at risk.”
The company didn’t disclose how many customers or how many stores were affected.
“We are gathering information from a number of sources, including law enforcement, credit card companies and processors,” Dairy Queen said in a statement.
Dairy Queen’s acknowledgment came after the website Krebs on Security, which is run by cybersleuth Brian Krebs, reported a possible breach at DQ. Citing unnamed sources, Krebs wrote that a pattern of fraud suggests some DQ stores were compromised as early as June.Read the Full Article