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The independent owners and operators of several Quaker Steak & Lube casual dining restaurants have disclosed that customer payment card data was sent to an unauthorized source due to malware infecting the stores’ retail point-of-sale (POS) terminals over weeks to months during 2019.

Quaker Steak & Lube is a casual dining restaurant chain based in Sharon, Pennsylvania known for its chicken wings and variety of sauces. The company has 42 stores located in Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. The company was acquired out of bankruptcy in 2015 by TravelCenters of America (T/A).

Franchise Locations Hit With Retail POS Malware

At the time of publication, 7 independently owned and operated Quaker Steak & Lube locations have issued breach disclosures. All seven locations stated that their payment card terminals were infected with malware that captured customer data, though the start and end dates varied.

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