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2021-06-17 - 12:24

McDonald’s suffers data breach

McDonald's Corp. said hackers exposed U.S. business information and some customer data in South Korea and Taiwan.

McDonald’s claims it isn’t dealing with ransomware, but store information in the US was taken, along with some customer information in South Korea and Taiwan.

The company discovered the data breach after hiring consultants to “investigate unauthorized activity on an internal security system” McDonald’s tells the Journal. and the data that has been hacked include business contact information for franchises, the seating capacity of stores, and the square footage of play areas.

McDonald’s says business operations were not interrupted by the data breach and “in the coming days, a few additional markets will take steps to address files that contained employee personal data.