Lawsuit filed against Hy-Vee over data breach

first_imgWEST DES MOINES — A lawsuit has been filed in Illinois against Hy-Vee following a data breach.Two customers who claim their credit cards were compromised have filed the suit against the West Des Moines-based company and are seeking class action status.Hy-Vee reported in August that a data breach happened after malware was used to access accessed credit card information at fuel pumps, restaurants and drive-thru coffee shops from December through July. The company says encryption technology was used inside Hy-Vee supermarkets, pharmacies and convenience stores that protected customers who used credit cards there.Those in the suit say they lost money and the time it took to resolve the problem.Hy-Vee is not commenting on the lawsuit.last_img

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