Malware

More details on the second processor breach (corrected and updated)

My googling skills are paying off. Found this on TVACU.com: (not CardNet as originally cited; the CardNet notice is provided below the TVACU.com notice) On the heels of the Heartland Payment Systems breach, another U.S. acquirer-processor has confirmed a network intrusion exposing primary card numbers and card expiration dates for card-not-present (CNP) transactions. Unlike...

Valley National Bank replaces cards after Heartland

When payment processor Heartland Payment Systems announced it had been breached on January 20, management at Valley National Bank in New Jersey went into action. By January 26, they had notified the New York State Attorney General’s Office that they were replacing 20,013 cards as a result of the breach and had kicked into...

EXCLUSIVE: GovTrip site shut down; DOT computers infected

Over on USA Today, Peter Eisler’s lead is about how more infiltrators are trying to plant malicious software they could use to control or steal sensitive data.  Here’s another incident this week that mainstream media doesn’t seem to know about. Over on the FAA Follies blog, it’s been reported that the Cyber Security Management...

First arrests made in Heartland data breach case

Chuck Miller reports: Three men have been arrested in Tallahasee, Fla., in connection with the Heartland Payment Systems data breach, authorities said. The men, Tony Acreus, Jeremy Frazier and Timothy Johns, each were charged with multiple counts of credit card fraud, police said. The arrests were part of a larger investigation into the breach,...