By Michael Rivera (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

By Michael Rivera (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

The UPS Store has acknowledged that it has found and cleaned malware on systems in 24 states.  The earliest known occurrence of malware dates back to January 20th, 2014, and was cleaned on August 11th, 2014.  UPS has set up Complimentary Identity Protection through All Clear ID.  People who shopped at an infected store and used a payment card are encouraged to check their statements carefully to make sure that there are no fraudulent charges.  At this time, there are no known fraudulent charges that have resulted from this breach.

You can read more about the incident on The UPS Store website here.  The only store in Ohio that was affected was the Bethel Road store in Columbus, OH.  If you shopped at this location between April 29th, 2014 and August 11th, 2014, please check your card statements and take advantage of All Clear ID’s service for the next 12 months.

Source: UPS Store Hacked Incident Report