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Dickey's Barbecue Pit Investigating Possible Breach Affecting 3M Payment Cards


A data set of millions of payment card records apparently stolen from US-based restaurant franchise Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has emerged on a Dark Web marketplace, Gemini Advisory reports.

The data, posted on the Joker’s Stash underground marketplace, appears to have been harvested from over a hundred compromised locations. The data seems to come from 35 US states and several countries in Europe and Asia.

The data set, which is titled BLAZINGSUN, supposedly contains 3 million payment records, with an average price of $17 per card.

There are 469 locations across 42 states that are operating under the Dickey’s Barbecue Pit franchise, each of them allowed to use the type of point-of-sale (POS) device they like, as well as their preferred processors.

According to Gemini Advisory, the data that emerged on Joker’s Stash suggests that 156 Dickey’s locations across 30 states may have been compromised. The ...


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