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Jimmy John's Hacked: Sandwich Chain Says Credit Card Info Stolen

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By    |   Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 06:26 PM

Sandwich chain Jimmy John's said Wednesday it had been hacked and the company believes some customers' credit card data was stolen between June and September from 216 shops.

The Champaign, Illinois-based chain said in a news release that stores in 37 states across the United States were affected, The Associated Press reported. It did not say how many customers are affected.

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Jimmy John's believes someone stole login credentials and remotely installed malware on machines used to swipe credit cards. Some customers' credit card numbers, expiration dates, verification codes, and names were stolen between June 16 and Sept. 15, the company said.

The privately held company said it discovered the problem on July 30.

Jimmy John's said it believes its security has been restored by installing encrypted swipe machines and taking other steps.

Jimmy John's has more than 2,000 locations.

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Sandwich chain Jimmy John's said Wednesday it had been hacked and the company believes some customers' credit card data was stolen between June and September from 216 shops.
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Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 06:26 PM
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