Malware

Huge bank card scam hits Bermuda

How curious…. Canadian Tire had told me that 2% of their customers’s cards had been misused as a result of the Heartland Payment Systems breach. Now another non-US entity mentions 2%. Have we gotten reports from any UK banks yet? Hundreds of debit and credit card customers in Bermuda have been dragged into one...

Quick Poll: Many Smaller Banks Hit By Heartland Breach

Brian Krebs reports: In another sign that the recently disclosed data breach at credit card processing giant Heartland Payment Systems may indeed be one for the record books, a quick survey of community banks indicates that a majority of institutions have been notified that at least some of their debit or credit cards were...

Susquehanna Upgrades Heartland Payment Systems (HPY) to Neutral

Susquehanna analyst says, “We are upgrading HPY to Neutral from Negative, as it has achieved our price objective. Although considerable risk persists related to the credit/debit card data breach disclosed last month, we believe such penalties are contemplated in the current valuation. We consulted a range of experts, including reformed hackers, data security auditors...

Ca: Hacked Trent server housed some personal information

Andrea Houston reports: Trent University is sending out alert letters to several donors and alumni after an off-site computer server containing some personal information was recently hacked. Dianne Lister, vice-president of external relations, said a power surge between Dec. 22 and Jan. 7 caused the firewall to fail, which left the server unprotected to...