A recent security breach may have compromised customers who used their debit or credit cards at several Popeyes locations in Texas, North Carolina, and Georgia.
Business consulting company CCC Restaurant Enterprise LLC, which own the popular chain, released a report full of evidence showing that malicious code infected the company's computer systems between May 5, 2016, and Aug. 18, 2016.
The restaurant is asking customers who believe they have been targeted to "take additional action to further protect against possible identity theft or other financial loss."
Following recent cyber attacks on MongoDB, security researchers uncovered over 2,500 ElasticSearch servers affected by ransomware in three days.
ElasticSearch is a Java-based search engine, commonly used by enterprises for information cataloguing and data analysis.
The recent MongoDB attacks saw hackers demand ransom and erasing data to ensure victims' compliance. In the ongoing ElasticSearch attacks, the cybercriminals demand a ransom of 0.2 Bitcoins.
References: MongoDB Hijackers Move on to ElasticSearch Servers | MongoDB Hackers Set Sights on ElasticSearch Servers With Widespread Ransomware Attacks | MongoDB, ElasticSearch Hackers Now Target Hadoop With Ransomware
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