Landry’s and Golden Nugget Hotels and Casinos hired a leading cyber security firm to examine their payment card systems and implemented advance payment processing solutions. Findings from the investigation show that criminal attackers were able to install a program on payment processing devices at certain of the Companies’ restaurants, food and beverage outlets, spas, entertainment destinations, and managed properties.

Landry's Inc Press Release


On Sept. 15, 2015, Experian discovered an unauthorized party accessed T-Mobile data housed in an Experian server. Experian's consumer credit database was not accessed in this incident, and no payment card or banking information was obtained.

T-Mobile Facts at Experian


In June 2015, Fred’s Inc. announced that customer payment card information was compromised after malware was discovered on two of its servers, impacting the company’s point-of-sale systems at the checkout lanes. The exposure period reported was March 23, 2015 through April 24, 2015, and the compromised information includes Track 2 data from the magnetic stripe, consisting of card number, expiration date and CVV code.

Fred's Inc. Security Incident


On January 29, 2015, Premera Blue Cross (Premera) discovered that cyberattackers had executed a sophisticated attack to gain unauthorized access to their Information Technology (IT) systems. Their investigation further revealed that the initial attack occurred on May 5, 2014. As part of their own investigation, they notified the FBI and are coordinating with the Bureau’s investigation into this attack.

Premera Update


Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. recently learned of a data security incident involving an unauthorized intrusion targeting limited customer payment card data. With the help of third-party data security experts, the incident was contained, and law enforcement is investigating the matter.

Natural Grocers Statement


On January 29, 2015, Anthem, Inc. (Anthem) learned of a cyberattack to their IT system. The cyberattackers tried to get private information about current and former Anthem members. They believe it happened over the course of several weeks beginning in early December 2014.

Letter from Anthem President and CEO


The Bank of Washington takes your privacy and the security of your information very seriously. You may have been contacted recently because your credit or debit card was affected by a recent security breach. For more information about some of the recent data compromises, we have provided the following links:


If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our Customer Service and Support Center at (425) 921-2432.

You can also find helpful tips for preventing fraud and identity theft in our Security Center.

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