BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Jimmy John’s is the latest company to report a security breach for customers who used credit cards at 216 of it’s 2,000 stores nationwide.
Although the Champaign, Ill.-based sandwich shop has several Maryland locations, including three in Baltimore, none of the Maryland locations were affected by the breach, according to a news release from the chain.READ MORE: Ocean City Braces For Car Enthusiasts, Traffic Impacts At H20i Rally
The restaurant believes that someone stole log-in credentials and remotely installed malware on machines that swiped credit cards. Cards that were manually entered weren’t affected.
Some customer’s credit card numbers, expiration dates, verification codes and names were stolen between June 16 and Sept. 5, the company reports.READ MORE: Who's Eligible? Maryland Authorizes Pfizer Booster Shots For Vulnerable Adults In Coronavirus Fight
The closest locations to Maryland affected by the breach are a location in Newark, Del. and one in Virginia Beach, Va.
For a full list of locations where the security breaches may have occurred click here.
It discovered the problem on July 30 and has since taken action to make sure it doesn’t happen again like ” including installing encrypted swipe machines, implementing system enhancements, and reviewing its policies and procedures for its third party vendors.”
At this time the company hasn’t reported how many customers may have been affected by the breach.MORE NEWS: Ex-Hyattsville Police Officer Gets Jail Time For Flashing Gun At Teens
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