Experts Analysis Of Wawa Breach Potentially Compromised 30 Million+ Payment Cards

January 30, 2020 — In late December 2019, fuel and convenience store chain Wawa Inc. said a nine-month-long breach of its payment card processing systems may have led to the theft of card data from customers who visited any of its 850 locations nationwide.

Many retailers and are suffering from PoS attacks as hackers deploy malware within the merchant payment ecosystem, in an effort to steal credit card information as consumers provide it. Once stolen, this card data, including card number, expiration date, CVV, and some consumer information, are sold on the dark web to hackers who are amassing this stolen information for counterfeit cards and card-not-present fraud.
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