McDonald’s South Korea and Taiwan operation got hacked

June 11, 2021
McDonald’s South Korea and Taiwan operation got hacked

The world’s largest fast-food chain revealed that cybercriminals had attacked it

McDonald’s stated earlier today that a data breach in South Korea and Taiwan exposed customer and employee information, making the latest company with a global presence targeted by hackers.

After an investigation conducted by external consultants following an unauthorized activity on the company’s network, the details of the breach in the two countries surfaced. According to McDonald’s, the company was able to close off access quickly after identification.

McDonald’s stated that it would use the findings from the investigation as tools to identify ways to improve its security measures. Moreover, regulators and customers listed in the files will be notified.

The news didn’t influence the market; McDonald’s stock price trading more than 1% higher.

Sources: cnbc.com, finance.yahoo.com

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