Dallas-Based Restaurant Chain Confirms POS Breach

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A Dallas-based restaurant chain says a malware attack waged against its point-of-sale system apparently compromised payment cards at all of its 29 locations in seven states between Aug. 12 and Dec. 4.

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CM Ebar LLC, which owns the Elephant Bar restaurant chain, revealed the breach on Dec. 8 after its payments processor alerted it Nov. 3 of a potential intrusion. Twenty restaurants in California, three in Colorado, two in Arizona and one each in Florida, Missouri, Nevada and New Mexico – were affected, the company says.

A list of each Elephant Bar location that was affected, along with specific date ranges of the compromise, is posted on Elephant Bar’s website.

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Al Pascual, director of fraud and security at

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