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Dairy Queen Suffers Data Breach

If you’ve ordered soft serve in the past few months from various locations of the ice cream conglomerate, Dairy Queen, you may want check your accounts. Furthermore, at least 400 nationwide Dairy Queen chains have been affected by a security breach. In this latest case of data hacking, the malware called, Backoff is the culprit which has compromised third party vendors of the large chain. It is believed that customers names, payment card numbers, and expiration dates are now exposed, all which happened between August to October.

In conjunction with Dairy Queen, its partner store, Orange Julius has also been hit as well which has over 4,500 outlets nationwide. The safety of your data is just another example of the growing concern of the risks of paying with plastic. With all the recent data breaches, and credit card hackings, the adage, “cash is king” seems to be the way to go.

Below are just a sample of other stores which have also been hacked by security breaches in the recent past as well:

  • Michael’s

  • Neiman Marcus

  • PF Chang’s

  • Target

  • SuperValu

The skilled St. Louis personal injury attorneys at Meyerkord & Kurth have more than a century of combined experience, understand that the protection of your personal data is a top priority, and should be represented as such. The firm has a proven track record in successfully handling and settling countless cases of data breach claims, and will fight vehemently to get you the compensation you deserve. Recently, we have helped customers recover millions of dollars due to the latest security breach at Schnucks, and Target. Please contact us at (314) 436-9958 or (800) 391-4318 for a no-obligation assessment of your potential motor vehicle case.

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