Hackers steal Dominos Pizza customer data in Europe, ransom sought




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BOSTON – Hackers have stolen data more than 600,000 Dominos Pizza Inc in and France, the pizza delivery said, and an anonymous user threatened to publish the data unless the pays a cash .

Customer names, delivery addresses, phone numbers, email addresses and passwords were taken from a server used in an online ordering system that the is in the process replacing, Dominos spokesman Chris Brandon said Monday.

He said he did not know if the stolen passwords had been encrypted.

A Tweet directed at Domino’s through an account somebody listed as “Rex Mundi” said hackers would publish the customer data the Internet unless the pays 30,000 euros ($40,800), according to an article in The Telegraph.

The Rex Mundi account was later suspended.

Brandon said he was not familiar with the demands, but that the company would not be making any such .

Domino’s Vice President Communications Tim McIntyre said the hacking was “isolated” to franchise markets of and France, where the company’s online ordering system did not collect credit card orders, so no financial data had been taken.

“This does not affect any market outside of France and ,” he said via email. “The site has been secured.”

Domino’s has some 11,000 stores worldwide, including 229 in France, 24 in Belgium and about 5,000 in the . (Reuters)