Eden Prarie, Mn. (WUSA9) -- Supervalu Inc. has announced that it was the victim of a data breach.
The Company owns over 3,000 grocery stores including a series of Shoppers Food Warehouses in Maryland and Virginia.
A hacker made it into the part of the company's computer network that processes payment card transactions, the company reported. This network included customer information such as account numbers, expiration dates, and cardholder names, Supervalu said.
Though the company has not determined that cardholder data was stolen, they are informing the public "out of an abundance of caution."
Data may have been stolen from customers who used their cards at any of the 180 stores affected by the breach, said Supervalu. The cards data potentially was stolen from were those used from June 22nd through July 17th, the company said.
The company is offering anyone who may have been affected 12 months of complimentary identity protection services through AllClear ID.