SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Raley's Supermarkets here said Friday it has discovered that a portion of its computer network systems may have been the target of a cyber attack.

While the company has not confirmed any unauthorized access to payment-card data, it said it has notified the FBI and initiated an investigation to determine whether anyone has obtained customer credit- and debit-card information. It also said it does not believe debit personal identification numbers were accessed. Raley's also said it has enhanced security measures to protect customer data.


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According to Mike Teel, president and chief executive officer, "Our customers' peace-of-mind is our top priority. We take protecting our customers' privacy seriously and sincerely regret any inconvenience the attack on our network may have caused. We are working around the clock to gather details to determine the extent of any possible compromise of customer information."

Raley's said it learned of the possible cyber attack from "a major credit card company," which said there was "some questionable activity connected to our network. We don't have the specifics of how or when the attack occurred."

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