Pizza Hut loyalty scheme hacker steals customers’ free pizza - MSE News

A pizza-loving hacker has logged into some Pizza Hut customers 'Hut Rewards' accounts and stolen their reward points, MoneySavingExpert.com can reveal - with one MoneySaver finding his points were used to order a medium BBQ meat feast pizza...
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  • POPPYOSCAR
    POPPYOSCAR Posts: 14,897 Forumite
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    Reading that it would seem the hacker changed all the info over to his own so surely this can be traced and then prosecuted?
  • Reaper
    Reaper Posts: 7,279 Forumite
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    Yes worst hack ever, he gave his real address.
  • boo_star
    boo_star Posts: 3,202 Forumite
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    POPPYOSCAR wrote: »
    Reading that it would seem the hacker changed all the info over to his own so surely this can be traced and then prosecuted?

    It's more likely that the accounts were sold on than the hacker using them themselves.

    Even if they did it's unlikely they used their real information and most delivery places will deliver to public places (pubs/bars/etc) so you can avoid giving out your real address.
  • LoudTotal1
    LoudTotal1 Posts: 5 Forumite
    Imagine being prosecuted for stealing a coupon lol
  • ratechaser
    ratechaser Posts: 1,674 Forumite
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    LoudTotal1 wrote: »
    Imagine being prosecuted for stealing a coupon lol

    Imagine the scene, a PC knocking at the door:

    "Are you Mr Giuseppe?"
    "Er, yes..."
    "We need you to come down to the station to answer some questions about pizza coupon theft"
    "What? How did you know it was me??"
    "You left your details all over the internet. Frankly, as thefts go, that was very sloppy, Giuseppe"

    :D
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