Cheddar’s confirms 500,000 customer credit cards targeted in cyberattack

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If you've visited cheddar's scratch kitchen in the past year, your credit cards could be compromised.

Parent company Darden Restaurants Inc. says Cheddar's Scratch Kitchens in 23 states fell victim to a cyber attack back in November 2017 to January 2018.

The restaurant chain believes more than half a million customers' credit card information have been affected in the cyberattack.

Cheddar's says the restaurant chain will provide free identity protection services to those customers affected by the breach. A message with detailed information has been added to Cheddar's website.

States affected by Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen Cyberattack: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, and Wisconsin.

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