[ISN] Officials: Hacking was outside eatery

From: InfoSec News <alerts_at_private>
Date: Mon, 17 May 2010 00:15:43 -0500 (CDT)

By Rodney Manley
May. 15, 2010

A security breach that has compromised the credit and debit cards of 
recent customers at the Mellow Mushroom in Warner Robins is believed to 
have occurred outside the restaurant, police and the restaurant.s lawyer 
said Friday.

"The breach happened either with the computing end of it or at the 
payment processing center. That's what the (U.S.) Secret Service is 
going to work to figure out," said attorney Kelly Burke, who has been 
hired to represent the restaurant.

Warner Robins-based Robins Federal Credit Union said Thursday it had 
blocked about 2,000 debit and credit cards that were used at a local 
merchant, though it did not name the Mellow Mushroom. By Friday, 
customers of at least one other bank had been notified not to use their 

The breach is believed to have occurred sometime since March 11, said 
Tabitha Pugh, public information officer with the Warner Robins Police 


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