According to the company web site, they are providing this notice to guests as a precaution to inform them of the incident and to call their attention to some steps they can take to help protect themselves. RMH operates its point-of-sale systems isolated from the broader Applebee’s network, and this notice applies only to RMH-owned Applebee’s restaurants including the restaurants a the Town Center in Manhattan, at 5928 SW 17 Street in Topeka and at 2902 Eagle Crest Drive in Emporia.
See more on the breach and additional locations included here
Unauthorized software placed on the point-of-sale system at certain RMH-owned and -operated Applebee’s restaurants was designed to capture payment card information and may have affected a limited number of purchases made at those locations, according to the company web site.
Certain guests’ names, credit or debit card numbers, expiration dates and card verification codes processed during limited time periods could have been affected. The exact dates vary by location. For a list of affected restaurants and the specific dates related to each location, please see below. Payments made online or using self-pay tabletop devices were not affected by this incident.