MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP) - Noodles and Company has confirmed a potential data breach affecting the credit and debit cards of customers at certain locations (full list of Minnesota locations at the bottom of this story). Customers who used credit and debit cards at Noodles between January 31, 2016 and June 2, 2016 may be affected.
WHAT HAPPENED? On May 17, a credit card processor alerted Noodles and Company to unusual activity. Noodles worked with third-party forensic experts and on June 2 discovered malware and suspicious activity that indicated a potential compromise of debit and credit card data.
WHAT INFORMATION IS AT RISK? The cardholder’s name, card number, expiration date, and CVV. This incident did not involve online debit or credit card transactions at www.noodles.com.
WHAT IS NOODLES DOING FOR CUSTOMERS? A dedicated assistance line is available from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. EDT at 888-849-1067. Noodles encourages all customers to be vigilant in monitoring their credit and debit card statements for any suspicious charges. If you identify any suspicious charges on your statement, you should immediately report these charges to your card issuer.
Noodles and Company says credit and debit cards used at its stores “are no longer at risk from the malware involved in this incident” and customers “can safely use their credit and debit cards at Noodles and Company locations.”
Noodles and Company has been working with third-party forensic investigators to determine how this breach happened and what information was affected. The company is also working with the United States Secret Service to investigate this security breach.
Letter from CEO
Dear Valued Guest,
On June 28, 2016, we announced that a recent data security incident may have compromised the security of payment information of some guests who used debit or credit cards at certain Noodles & Company locations between January 31, 2016 and June 2, 2016. We contained the incident once the malware was identified and credit and debit cards used at the affected locations identified are no longer at risk from the malware involved in this incident. Guests can safely use their credit and debit cards at Noodles & Company locations.
We have issued the statement below to provide more information to our guests regarding this incident, our response and the steps you can take to better protect against fraud and identity theft.
In an era where sophisticated and determined criminals have proven capable of successfully attacking a wide range of computer networks, we must all increase our level of vigilance. We encourage you to review your account statements regularly and monitor your credit reports for suspicious activity. Please read the statement below to find out more about the incident, how it may impact you and the resources available to you to better protect against fraud and identity theft.
If you have any questions or would like more information, please call us at 888-849-1067. Representatives are available to answer your questions 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. EDT Monday through Friday (excluding U.S. holidays). Any additional information on this incident will continue to be posted here.
We appreciate your patience and thank you for your continued support.
Chairman & CEO
Minnesota locations affected by this breach
Minneapolis - Calhoun
3040 Excelsior Blvd 101 Minneapolis MN 55416
7840 Main Street Maple Grove MN 55369
3425 Vicksburg Lane N Suite 200 Plymouth MN 55447
7455 Currell Blvd. Space 101 Woodbury MN 55125
Rochester 3944 Marketplace Drive NW Rochester MN 55901
St. Paul - Highland Park
2110 Ford Parkway St. Paul MN 55116-1813
3479 River Rapids Drive Coon Rapids MN 55448
14879 Florence Trail Apple Valley MN 55124
13300 Technology Drive Suite 100 Eden Prairie MN 55344
1340 Town Centre Drive Eagan MN 55123
2865 White Bear Avenue St. Paul MN 55109
1600 Warren Street Suite 15 Mankato MN 56001-4966
7630 Lyndale Avenue South Suite 100 Richfield MN 55423
6531 York Avenue South Edina MN 55435-2356
7808 Olson Memorial Highway Golden Valley MN 55427
West St. Paul
1590 Robert Street South West St. Paul MN 55118
4011 West Division Street Suite 1 St. Cloud MN 56301
South Rochester 4607 Main Avenue SE Suite 201 Rochester MN 55904
13590 Northdale Blvd Rogers MN 55374
St. Louis Park
5326 16th St West Minneapolis MN 55416
Mall of America
60 E. Broadway Ste S342 Bloomington MN 55425
1655 County Rd B-2 Ste D Roseville MN 55113
901 County Rd 42 Ste 220 Burnsville MN 55306
10340 Baltimore St Ste 180 Blaine MN 55449
Minnetonka - Ridgedale
12977 Ridgedale Dr Ste 101 Minnetonka MN 55305
St. Paul - Midway
470 Hamline Ave North St Paul MN 55104
179 Wayzata Blvd East Wayzata MN 55391
1600 Miller Trunk Hwy Ste F13B Duluth MN 55811
St. Cloud State
211 5th Ave S. Ste 200 St Cloud MN 56301
Minneapolis - Stadium Village
820 Washington Ave SE Minneapolis MN 55414
Minneapolis - Nordeast
300 E. Hennepin Ave Minneapolis MN 55414
2000 Rahncliff Ct Ste 100 Eagan MN 55122
Richfield - Cedar Point
1732 E. 66th Street Richfield MN 55423
4937 County Road 101 Minnetonka MN 55345
580 Woodbury Drive Saint Paul MN 55125
North 60th St Stillwater MN 55082
St. Louis Park - Knollwood Mall
8120 Hwy 7 Ste 346 St. Louis Park MN 55426
18130 Zane St NW Elk River MN 55330
5592 West Broadway Minneapolis MN 55428
7180 E. Point Douglas Rd Cottage Grove MN 55016
945 West 78th Street Suite 110 Chanhassen MN 5531
White Bear Lake / Vadnais Heights
1020 Highway 96 East Vadnais Heights MN 55127
5220 Central Ave NE Columbia Heights MN 55421
Arden Hills 3833 Lexington Ave. North Arden Hills MN 55126