SoCal car wash chain hacked, customer credit card data compromised

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 03:03PM
A WildWater Express Carwash location is seen in this file photo. (WildWater Express Carwash)
LOS ANGELES - A local car wash chain with locations in Los Angeles and Orange counties was targeted by hackers, and now customers' credit card numbers have been compromised.

The company, WildWater Express Carwash, said malware was installed on its sales system.

The hackers were able to get access to customers' card numbers and pin codes.

The data breach impacts customers who used the car wash between Feb. 10 and 28.

WildWater Express Carwash has locations in San Pedro, Costa Mesa, Buena Park and Huntington Beach.

The company is offering one year of free credit monitoring through a third party. Impacted customers can visit http://activate.kroll.com or call 1-855-223-7528.
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