Massive data breach impacts all Zippy’s Restaurants

JOE: IF YOU'VE EATEN AT "ZIPPYS" IN THE LAST FEW MONTHS YOU'LL WANT TO HEAR THIS THE POPULAR RESTAURANT SAYS THERE WAS A SECURITY BREACH WITH ITS CREDIT AND DEBIT CARD SYSTEM THEY ARE URGING CUSTOMERS TO CHECK THEIR BANK CARD STATEMENTS BRIGETTE NAMATA JOINS US WITH MORE ON WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

BRIGETTE: ALL 24 LOCATIONS WERE COMPROMISED SO IT'S A GOOD CHANCE IF YOU'VE EATEN HERE FROM NOVEMBER TO MARCH, YOU MAY BE AFFECTED HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Faithful Zippys customers have their favorites: chili chicken but the recent data breach leaves a bad taste for some Anne Souza, ZIPPY'S CUSTOMER: kinda scary coz just recently this past monday somebody was using my credit card at walgreens but i don't lose it i always have it with me David Aki, ZIPPY'S CUSTOMER: kinda worried David Aki, ZIPPY'S CUSTOMER: yeah i'm gonna go home and check it call the bank ZIPPYS LEARNED OF A SECURITY BREACH ON MARCH 9TH THEY INVESTIGATED

AND FOUND OUT CREDIT AND DEBIT CARDS USED AT ZIPPYS RESTAURANTS, NAPOLEONS BAKERY, KAHALA SUSHI, PEARL CITY SUSHI BETWEEN NOVEMBER 23 TO MARCH 29TH MAY HAVE BEEN COMPROMISED THIS ALSO INCLUDES PEOPLE WHO USED A CREDIT OR DEBIT CARD TO BUY A DRINK AT POMAIKAI BALLROOMS THE TYPE OF INFORMATION THAT MAY HAVE BEEN STOLEN INCLUDES THE CARDHOLDER'S NAME, CARD NUMBER, EXPIRATION DATE, AND SECURITY CODE

IF YOU ORDERED THROUGH THE ZIPPYS WEBSITE, MADE PAYMENTS FOR SENIOR CARDS TO ZIPPYS CORPORATE OFFICE, DID FUNDRAISERS, OR CATERING ORDERS ZIPPYS SAID YOU ARE NOT IMPACTED While the news isn't ideal, it isn't changing some views on the popular eatery

ANNE SOUZA, ZIPPY'S CUSTOMER: oh no i would never stop eating at zippys But questions still remain: David Aki, ZIPPY'S CUSTOMER: just trying to get down the point of the breach where how why is it even happening? do they have to upgrade their system? THE PRESIDENT OF ZIPPYS RESTAURANTS SAID IN A STATEMENT, "WE ARE WORKING CLOSELY WITH SECURITY EXPERTS TO IMPLEMENT MEASURES THAT WILL IMPROVE OUR SYSTEM SECURITY

" "WE SINCERELY APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE THIS MAY CAUSE" BRIGETTE: THERE ARE STILL A LOT OF QUESTIONS LIKE, HOW MANY CUSTOMERS WERE IMPACTED? ZIPPYS WOULD NOT TELL ME

THE RESTAURANT ALSO LEARNED ABOUT THE SECURITY BREACH ON MARCH 9TH YET WE WERE ONLY INFORMED TODAY I ALSO ASKED WHY

I WAS TOLD STANDARD PRACTICE FOR LARGE RETAIL DATA BREACHES TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION BEFORE MAKING A PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT THERE ARE STILL PLENTY OF UNASWERED QUESTIONS BUT WE'LL CONTINUE TO FOLLOW UP, STAY WITH KHON FOR UPDATES REPORTING LIVE, I'M BRIGETTE NAMATA, SENDING IT BACK TO THE STUDIO JOE: THE LAST BIG LOCAL DATA BREACH HAPPENED IN OCTOBERWHEN HACKERS WERE ABLE TO BYPASS U-H MANOA'S SECURITY TO GAIN ACCESS TO A NETWORK CONTAINING SENSITIVE DATA FOR 24-HUNDRED PEOPLE > THERE WAS ALSO THE EQUIFAX DATA BREACH LAST YEAR THAT EXPOSED THE SENSITIVE INFORMATION OF 143 MILLION AMERICANS AND IN 20-13A CYBER ATTACK AFFECTED MORE THAN 41 MILLION TARGET CUSTOMERS THE RETAIL GIANT ENDED UP PAYING A 18-POINT-5 MILLION DOLLAR MULTI- STATE SETTLEMENT