CyberGate IT

“Burrito chain Chipotle is just beginning to rebound after a number of high-profile food borne illnesses, but last night the company revealed a bit of not-great news: Its payment system was hacked for several weeks.

During a conference call to discuss Chipotle’s latest quarterly earnings, chief financial officer Jack Hartung revealed that the company recently learned of unauthorized activity on the network supporting its payment processing systems between March 24 and April 18.

Hartung said the company immediately began an investigation into the activity and believes those actions — which included working with cyber security firms, law enforcement, and the payment processor — stopped the activity.”

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Author: Ashlee Kieler