McDonald's customer data hacked

Stolen information included e-mails and phone numbers

McDonald’s Corp. said late Friday that an unauthorized third party had illegally obtained e-mail addresses, phone numbers at other personal data from many customers who had signed up for e-mail and website promotions.

The data breach occurred with a subcontractor of Arc Worldwide, a contractor McDonald’s hired to manage its e-mail promotions campaign. Arc hired the subcontractor, whose name was not disclosed, to actually deliver the e-mails, and the perpetrators targeted th

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