Wendy's PH informs users of site data breach after NPC intervention

MANILA, Philippines – Wendy's Philippines told users of a data breach it suffered on April 23, following intervention by the National Privacy Commission (NPC) which ordered them to inform users of the security issue on their site.

SECURITY BREACH. Wendy's Philippines informs users through text of a data breach on their website.

SECURITY BREACH. Wendy's Philippines informs users through text of a data breach on their website.

According to text messages sent to affected parties, the attackers took names, email addresses, contact numbers, addresses, and resumes.

An ABS-CBN report said an estimate made by the NPC pointed to some 82,150 records affected.

The order by the NPC, dated May 2, said the attackers published the database online, exposing the affected parties to "real risk of serious harm."

The NPC also asked for server logs, network logs, and traffic logs of the affected website prior to the breach. 

Meanwhile, concerned parties can call Rommel Gabaldon at 625-2778 (local 133) or email dataprivacy@wendys.com.ph for more information. – Rappler.com