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Bad Luck for Lucky SuperMarkets: Hackers steal Customers Credit card Data

Cyber Criminals steal credit card data of Customers who used the self-checkout lanes at Lucky Supermarkets. Hackers altered the credit card machines with sniffers to capture the credit card data. Above 20 supermarkets affected by this attack. The readers captured personal information from 23 customers and 80 employees.

Lucky Supermarkets issued a consumer advisory Monday listing the stores confirmed to have been affected, while also saying,
There have been approximately 80 employee and customer reports of either compromised account data or attempts to access account data, with the majority coming over this past weekend.… We strongly recommend our customers who used a self check-out lane in the affected stores contact their financial institution to close existing accounts and seek further advice. We continue to work with local, state, and federal law enforcement to find those responsible.

"Hit with more than 1,000 calls from customers saying they've been victims of fraud, Lucky Supermarkets is urging shoppers who used self-checkout lanes at nearly two dozen Bay Area stores to close their bank and credit card accounts after a number of its kiosks were hacked." reported in Mercury News

Stores with tampered card readers:
  • 815 Marina Village Parkway, Alameda
  • 6843 Mission St., Daly City
  • 1000 El Cerrito Plaza, El Cerrito
  • 5000 Mowry Ave., Fremont
  • 35820 Fremont Blvd., Fremont
  • 919 Edgewater Blvd., Foster City
  • 25151 Santa Clara St., Hayward
  • 45 Murchison Drive, Millbrae
  • 1350 S Park Victoria Dr., Milpitas
  • 715 E El Camino Real, Mountain View
  • 1761 Grant Ave., Novato
  • 939 Lakeville Highway, Petaluma
  • 1530 Fitzgerald Drive, Pinole
  • 200 Woodside Plaza, Redwood City
  • 1133 Old County Rd., San Carlos
  • 234 Saratoga Ave., Santa Clara
  • 5510 Monterey Highway, San Jose
  • 200 El Paseo De Saratoga, San Jose
  • 844 Blossom Hill Rd., San Jose
  • 3270 South White Rd., San Jose
  • 1515 Sloat Blvd., San Francisco
  • 484 N Mathilda Ave., Sunnyvale
  • 32300 Dyer St., Union City
  • SaveMart, 1465 Main St., Watsonville

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