Schnucks, a Midwestern grocery store chain, has confirmed that “malicious computer code” was used to hack into its payment card processing system to steal data from customers’ debit and credit cards.

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Schnucks, a St. Louis-based grocery store chain that announced March 26 it was investigating a potential breach, has now confirmed “malicious computer code” captured details from a yet-to-be-determined number of credit and debit cards (see Retailer Investigates Possible Card Breach).

On March 30, Schnucks issued a statement confirming that a forensics firm it hired had discovered malicious computer code within the grocery chain’s payments system that had been used to capture payment data stored on the magnetic stripes of credit and debit cards of customers shopping at its stores.

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