SONIC Drive-in releases notice of breach

Free services offered to those affected

KTVE/KARD - Sonic Drive-In has issued a statement after the company discovered that credit and debit card numbers may have been acquired without authorization.

The company says the issue is apart of a malware attack experienced at certain Sonic Drive-In locations.

Based on investigations, credit and debit card numbers used at certain Sonic Drive-In locations may have been impacted.

The company is offering free fraud detection and identity theft protection through Experian's IdentityWorks program. The deadline to use and enroll in these services is December 31, 2017. To use these free services visit www.experianidworks.com/sonic.

Whenever there is an issue involving credit or debit card numbers, you can always check your statements. You can also monitor your financial accounts and get free credit reports for any incidents of fraud or identity theft. If you see any unauthorized activity, contact your bank.

You can also report suspected incidents of identity theft to local law enforcement.

Sonic released the following statement in regards to the situation,

"Your trust in Sonic is important to us and we sincerely regret any inconvenience this may cause."

Click here to view the full release.


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