Social engineering attacks are happening every day, and it is often the first technique hackers turn to, because "calling somebody on the phone is so much easier than doing the technical magic you need to break into a computer." Is your name and your phone number all it takes for a hacker to take over your cellphone account? ... Read More
- Published: 03 Oct 2018
Recipe Unlimited — formerly Cara Operations — said certain restaurants under the brands Swiss Chalet, Harvey's, Milestones, Kelsey's, Montana's, Bier Markt, East Side Mario's, The Landing Group of Restaurants and Prime Pubs brands have been affected. As a result, some locations have temporarily closed while others are offering reduced services such as no debit and credit card transactions unless they can be done manually. Recipe Unlimited declined to provide further details about the attack on its computer system or specific numbers of restaurants affected.
The company said in response to the incident, it took a number of its systems offline and suspended internet access at affected locations "as a precaution."
"Our priority is to continue working diligently with third-party security experts and internal teams to resolve the situation as quickly and effectively as possible," said Recipe Unlimited in a statement.
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