POS Vendor Experiences Malware Hack at Multiple Business Locations
Who: North Country Business Products, Inc. Includes dozens of metro Dunn Brothers locations, Chino Latino, Sebastian Joe’s, Stony Point Resort, Pittsburgh Blue, and more Minnesota businesses.
# of Records: Undetermined
When it occurred: Jan. 3 and Jan. 24, 2019
What Happened: A data security incident may have resulted in unauthorized access of customer credit and debit card information.
How it Happened: Deployed malware to the listed businesses between Jan. 3-24, and collected credit and debit card information.
Outcome: North Country says it learned of the suspicious activity Jan. 4, and launched an investigation. On Jan. 30, the investigation found that someone deployed malware to the listed businesses between Jan. 3-24, and collected credit and debit card information. Specific information potentially accessed includes names, credit card numbers, expiration dates and CVVs. They have set up an assistance line and provided information about monitoring suspicious activity and how to put a security freeze on your credit report.