9-Month Compromise of Wawa Results in Data Breach of More Than 30 Million Credit Cards

The breach, discovered in December of last year, is suspected to have led to the theft of and subsequent and sale of one of the largest takes of customer credit card data on the dark web.

It’s every company’s worst nightmare; an attacker didn’t just gain access to the network, and didn’t just steal data – they’re selling it, which confirms the occurrence of the breach and the scope of the data theft. According to KrebsOnSecurity, Wawa customers were sent a notification in December of 2019 that malware was found on both in-store payment processing systems and on fuel dispensers at all of their locations.

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