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6/11, 2:14 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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McDonald’s suffers data breach in Taiwan, S. Korea

McDonald’s Corp. suffered a data breach in several markets, including Taiwan and South Korea, the company announced on Friday according to The Wall Street Journal.

In the aftermath of the cyberattack, which saw hackers steal some customer and employee data, the company said it has hired external consultants to investigate the matter. The stolen data includes emails, phone numbers and addresses of customers in Taiwan and South Korea, however, McDonald's said that no customer data from the United States has been compromised .

The fast-food chain also shared that regulators in Asia have been notified of the breach, while the affected customers and employees would be contacted soon.

Breaking the News / JC