Malware found on computers at some locations which could have been used to export customer names and credit and debit card numbers, officials say.
- POLICE & FIRE
Tuesday, January 15
Zaxby's is warning customers of a potential security breach that may have resulted in unauthorized access to credit and debit card information. Certain licensed locations have identified suspicious files on their system which "have been identified by credit card processing companies as common points of purchase for some fraudulent activity." The Kennesaw Zaxby's at 5230 Stilesboro Rd. NW is among the affected locations. According to a statement released by Zaxby's, the restaurant chain has notified the appropriate authorities and will continue to cooperate with the investigation. "During the course of its forensic investigation, Zaxby's Franchising, Inc. identified some suspicious files, including malware, on the licensees' computer …
Come Monday, some 277,000 computers worldwide are still on track to lose internet unless a fix is applied.
Friday, July 6, 2012
Without a fix that is being put out by the FBI, it is possible that hundreds of thousands of computer users could still lose access to the internet on July 9. The Huffington Post reported in April that the problem began when international hackers ran an online advertising scam to take control of infected computers. The FBI responded with a safety net using government computers to prevent internet disruptions. The problem is, that is in the process of being shut down. Once the shutdown is complete, infected computers could lose access to the internet. D-day is set for Monday. According to CBS News, although down from the number reported in April, some 277,000 computers worldwide, 64,000 of them in the United States, could still be infected…