A new class-action lawsuit filed against Hy-Vee claims the midwestern chain’s recent data breach was the “inevitable result” of inadequate data security despite growing threats against payment card systems. Chimicles Schwartz Kriner & Donaldson-Smith LLP (CSK&D) alleges that Hy-Vee “failed to take adequate measures to assist affected customers, choosing instead to spread out information about […]

Hy-Vee Inc. released a new database for shoppers worried their credit or debit card information may be at risk from the payment data breach first reported on Aug. 14.  An investigation found malware designed to access payment card data from cards used at point-of-sale (POS) devices at Hy-Vee fuel pumps, drive-thru coffee shops, and restaurants, […]

Drivers who paid Ames parking tickets through the city’s online payment system are being warned to watch their financial statements for the next few weeks after the software company reported a data breach from July 30 to Sept. 12.  Paper notices have been sent to the 1,498 individuals affected by the breach. This is the second breach […]

The Neiman Marcus Group has agreed to pay $1.5 million and implement several policies following the 2013 breach of customer payment card data at 77 Neiman Marcus stores, Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced Tuesday. About 370,000 cards were affected in the months-long hack by an unknown party, which Neiman Marcus publicly disclosed in January […]

A data breach could have compromised the payment information of 4,600 motorists who paid city-issued parking tickets in Ames — using a software application also implicated in at least 18 municipal breaches nationally since early 2017. Affected motorists who paid Ames parking tickets using the Click2Gov application from Aug. 10 to Nov. 19 may have […]

A data breach could have compromised the payment information of 4,600 motorists who paid city-issued parking tickets through the city of Ames’ online payment system, the city announced in a press release. Ames information technology staff discovered a potential compromise in the city’s link to third party vendor Click2Gov on Nov. 18, and took the […]