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Dairy Queen Confirms Data Breach at Nearly 400 Locations

Credit and debit card information was stolen during August and September.

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Ice cream chain Dairy Queen has confirmed that many of its stores have fallen victim to a data breach involving stolen credit and debit card information. In August the chain admitted that "customer data at a limited number of stores" may have been "at risk." The Associated Press writes that Dairy Queen has now revealed that 395 of its stores were affected across the nation. This includes locations in states like Alabama, Texas, and Wisconsin (a full list can be found here). The chain notes that the data breach in question occurred between August and September 2014 and that "it worked with law enforcement authorities and credit card companies to investigate the breach."

Dairy Queen isn't the only chain to face a data breach this year: P.F. Chang's announced in August that 33 of its locations were hacked. The stolen credit card information was then sold on an online black market.

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