VERIFY: Was Walmart hacked?

A Facebook post claims Walmart was hacked and putting millions of people's banking information at risk, but is it true?

A Facebook post claims Walmart was hacked and putting millions of people’s banking information at risk, but is it true?

The post says those who shop at the retail giant shouldn’t use their debit or credit cards.

Our Verify Team took a closer look, and here’s what we found:

  • We spoke with a media relations specialist at Walmart who said they have found nothing to indicate the store's systems had been compromised.
  • The specialist also said the company has processes and programs in place to safeguard their data.

In conclusion, we can verify this claim is false. But hacks do happen, and it's always a good idea to keep a close eye on your bank account to make sure there isn't any funny business.

VERIFY: Sources 

Khim Aday, Walmart Media Relations 

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