Sonic Drive-In, is an American drive-in fast-food restaurant chain based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. It has more than 3,500 locations across the United States.
The company has confirmed on Wednesday that hackers may have stolen users’ credit card data using a piece of malware.
Sonic said that it’s working with the law enforcement and third-party forensics experts to investigate the hack. It also said that it delayed informing users of the intrusion at the request of law enforcement.
It’s unclear how many users are impacted, that’s mean that any user used his payment card at Sonic Drive-In restaurants seems to be eligible. Also, users who used their payment details at Sonic Drive-In restaurants this year are being offered 2 years of free fraud detection and identity theft protection services via Experian.
According to the company:
“Sonic Drive-In has discovered that credit and debit card numbers may have been acquired without authorization as part of a malware attack experienced at certain Sonic Drive-In locations. Your trust in Sonic is important to us and we sincerely regret any inconvenience this may cause. We have provided here more information about this situation, including an offer of free identity theft protection for affected customers”