Would you like your Truluck’s steak rare, well done, or hacked?

Houston-based steak chain Truluck’s Seafood, Steak & Crab House has announced that customers’ payment card details were compromised at certain restaurants between November 21 and December 8, 2018.

The FBI alerted Truluck’s to the incident, informing the steakhouse about a potential unauthorized access to one of its servers. Truluck’s investigated, confirming that malware was installed on eight of its restaurants’ payment systems. 

The malicious code had the ability to capture payment card numbers and expiration dates, but the names of customers and their addresses were not exposed. In response, Truluck’s posted a notice on its website, set up a hotline for customers, and is taking steps to enhance data security by reviewing its information security procedures and implementing additional safeguards to further secure the information on its systems.

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