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McDonald's hit by data breach

June 11, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.

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A vehicle sits in the drive-thru of a McDonald's Corp. restaurant in Peru, Illinois, U.S., on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. McDonald's, in its largest acquisition in 20 years, is buying a decision-logic technology company to better personalize menus in its digital push. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images

McDonald's is the latest high-profile company to be affected by a data breach, leading to the exposure of private information of customers and employees in South Korea and Taiwan.

New York (CNN Business)McDonald's is the latest high-profile company to be affected by a data breach, leading to the exposure of private information of customers and employees in South Korea and Taiwan.

The burger chain said in a statement Friday that an investigation revealed a "small number of files were accessed," some of which had personal data.

McDonald's is contacting affected customers and regulators in the two areas and said that payment information wasn't accessed.

The Wall Street Journal, which first reported the news, said that a data breach also affected its operations in the United States.

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