Can I give a thumbs up to the title?
I nearly spit sprayed my drink across the room over the mental image it inspired.
Fast-food chain Chipotle says hackers infected its point of sale terminals to gain access to card data from stores in 47 states and Washington, DC. The self-described "Mexican Grill" says that the malware was active earlier this year from March 24 to April 18, when it was detected, triggering the company to issue an alert. " …
"That sentence is a bit puzzling, as a fraudster who has payment card numbers, dates, & security codes would have little need for any other info."
~ That's how corporate PR spins it nowadays 'to sell the impression' that everything is ok, nothing to see here etc...
~ Get stuffed.... But not on this food, as even before the food poisoning it was a lousy option.
~ And who wants to be on a corporate database any more anyway. Loyalty programs etc??? Rich Minable / Googleable / Hackable gold-mines..
~ But more importantly the big loyalty programs are likely to end up on Google servers, look at credit card purchase data now! They call it 'closing the loop', but what they really mean is 'tightening the noose'...
I prefer the traditional spelling of Chilpotle. I can't say that's why I've never been to one of those establishments, because I've absented myself from the Home of the Brave for almost a decade, in part because craziness. Mine or theirs, the reader may choose. One thing I do miss is the mama and papa Mexican restaurants. My test dish is Chiles Rellenos. The best ones are made with proper Poblano peppers (which, being open pollinated, may exhibit considerable variation in spiciness), not insipid Anaheims. You can also tell a lot from the quality of the cheese used, and there's play for Chef's skill. El alimento de los dioses.
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