DES MOINES, Iowa (KCRG) – Hy-Vee, Inc. is investigating a possible data breach involving its payment processing systems for some of its business properties, according to a statement released by the company Wednesday.  According to Hy-Vee, they have recently discovered unusual activity on some aspects of their payment processing systems. In particular, they deal with transactions at Hy-Vee gas stations, car dealerships and their restaurants, such as Market Grille, Market Grille Express and some locations in Wahlbergers.
These particular locations use a different card reader system from those at mainstream stores, drugstores, or purchases made inside Hy-Vee Gas locations rather than the pump. The company currently believes that transactions using these card processing systems are safe from this potential breach.
Hy-Vee took unspecified actions, which the company said had apparently stopped unauthorized activity on their payment systems.
"Because the investigation is in its earliest stages, we do not have any further details to provide at this time," the company said in a statement. and locations that may be involved. "
Hy-Vee recommends that clients who are concerned monitor their statements and balances closely for unauthorized activity. If a customer notices anything unexpected, they should contact their financial institution. .
The company works with unnamed cybersecurity companies, federal law enforcement agencies and payment card networks on the subject.