Schnucks, the Midwestern grocery store chain that revealed on March 30 it was the victim of a cyber attack, has gotten more bad news. Up to 2.4 million credit cards of its customers might have been compromised. Furthermore, the store just got slapped with two civil lawsuits, accusing it of not notifying affected customers quickly enough and of having inadequate digital security in place.
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Schnuck Markets on Sunday revealed the extent of a recent cyberattack that led to unauthorized access to customer card information at its stores.
Over a three-month period, up to 2.4 million credit and debit cards used at 79 Schnucks stores may have been compromised, which led to widespread fraudulent charges at locations spread across the globe, company officials said Sunday. Since reports of unauthorized card use began last month, with customers seeing charges from convenience stores to high-ticket items at big retailers, Schnuck Markets has been under fire, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.