18 Minnesota Dairy Queens Hit By Data Breach, Credit and Debit Card Info Stolen


Dairy Queen, the Edina-based royalty of dipped cones and toppings-swirled frozen treats, has been flung out of the Blizzard and into the shitstorm.

More than a month after news broke that Dairy Queen may have been hacked by the same Backoff malware that hit Target and Home Depot, the company has confirmed that 395 of its stores were impacted by a data breach that began in August. Eighteen of the affected stores are in Minnesota.

See also: Massive Target data breach affects in-store shoppers who used credit cards

Dairy Queen president and CEO John Gainor announced yesterday in a statement that the data breach included customers' names, payment card numbers, and expiration dates. "We have no evidence that other customer personal information, such as Social Security numbers, PINs, or email addresses, were compromised as a result of this malware infection," he said.

Dairy Queen is offering free identity repair services to any customers who used their credit or debit cards at one of the compromised DQ locations during the data breach.

Find a full list of the stores hit by the data breach below:

Blaine, 12721 Central Ave. NE Cass Lake, 115 6th St. NE Suite A Cloquet, 1402 Hwy. 33 S. Crystal, 6827 Bass Lake Road Coon Rapids, 3064 Coon Rapids Blvd. NW Eagan, 4630 Rahn Cliff Road Grand Marais, 120 Highway 61 N. Lindstrom, 13105 Lake Blvd. Motley, 264 Hwy. 10 S. Norwood, 511 N. Morse St. Richfield, 2800 W. 66th St. Saint Francis, Saint Francis City Center. 23212 Saint Francis Blvd. NW Sleepy Eye, 617 W. Main St. Spicer, 137 Access Way Stillwater, 132 Main St. S. Walker, 308 Minnesota Ave. W. Warroad, 609 Cedar Ave. NW Willmar, 1221 S. First St.

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