No business on Earth is immune to data breaches, even popular casual restaurant chains. According to TechCrunch, California Pizza Kitchen (CPK) recently suffered a breach that resulted in over 100,000 current and former employees having their Social Security numbers leaked.

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CPK data breach exposes Social Security numbers

CPK described the nature of the data breach in a notice sent to the Maine Attorney General:

On or about September 15, 2021, CPK discovered suspicious activity in its computing environment. CPK immediately secured the environment and, with the assistance of third-party computer specialists, launched an investigation to determine the nature and scope of the incident. On or about October 4, 2021, the investigation confirmed that certain files on CPK’s systems could have been accessed without…

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