Wawa: Anatomy of a Huge Retail Security Breach

By David Gewirtz

Oddly enough, if it weren’t for Irma, a Category 5 hurricane, our credit card information would right now be for sale as part of the BIGBADABOOM-III card dump on the credit card trading site Joker’s Stash.

It’s been almost two and a half years since we last had the delicious, warm pretzels sold by Wawa. Wawa is what 7-Eleven would be if you crossed it with the Keebler elves and genuine magic. Wawa makes fabulous pretzels, incredibly satisfying sandwiches, wonderful baked ...