Athens, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Zaxby’s Franchising, Inc. announced today that certain licensed restaurants have identified suspicious files on their systems that may have resulted in unauthorized access to credit and debit card information or have been identified by credit card processing…

Without the right protection, smart crooks may access your POS system and your internal business PC through your wi-fi, literally stealing customer credit card information right out of the air. (RestaurantNews.com)  I love restaurants so much that they’re the only…

For at least a decade, organized crime groups around the world, but particularly in Eastern Europe, have been honing their hacking skills in a bid to capture our credit card and bank account numbers. Increasingly, they’re targeting restaurant franchises and…

He paid a $20 tab at La Teresita Cuban restaurant with a credit card. A few days later, Fredy Villalobos was notified by his bank that an additional $1,006 had been charged on his card. From Spain. Over the past…

Four Romanian nationals have been arrested in connection with a multimillion-dollar scheme to remotely steal payment card data from the point-of-sale systems of more than 150 Subway restaurants and other U.S. businesses, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. The…

A Seattle grand jury has indicted a Maryland man accused of hacking into the credit card systems of several Seattle businesses and using stolen funds to fuel his heroin addiction. Currently in inpatient treatment for drug addition, 20-year-old Christopher A.…

Russian scam artists have created a smorgasbord of headaches for restaurants both locally and nationally, hacking into a popular supplier’s computers and stealing up to 300,000 eateries’ credit-card numbers. “It hasn’t been fun for us, and it hasn’t been fun…

A $200,000 credit card fraud is suspected to have resulted from hackers compromising the Point-of-Sale (POS) system at a Florida restaurant with malware specifically designed for it. Dave Wendland, the owner of Julie’s Place, a Tallahassee eating house dating back…

Federal authorities say they’ve indicted seven people for skimming credit card information from diners at Twin Cities restaurants. The indictment unsealed in Minneapolis charges the group of seven Twin Cities people with bank fraud. Federal authorities say from last August…

The computer system at a local Mexican restaurant was hacked, and investigators believe thieves made off with the credit card numbers of hundreds of customers. Aldaco’s Mexican Cuisine at Stone Oak has a note on the front door apologizing to…

The lunch rush at the South McAllen Olive Garden Italian Restaurant is often a hurried affair. Waiters rush from kitchen to table with heaping plates of pasta, diners keep an eye on the clock in a rush to get back…