Heartland Breach Affects OPFCU
And the impact of the Heartland Payment Systems breach continues:
Having police officers around didn’t prevent this credit union from having to deal with a data breach.
The Omaha Police Federal Credit Union is replacing 1,167 of its customers’ debit cards after being notified that the card numbers were among those involved in the data breach at Heartland Payment Systems of Princeton, N.J.
Mary Johnson, credit union president, said her staff members have been monitoring card activity while the new cards are being issued and have found no instances of fraud or loss. Credit union members are receiving the new cards before the old ones are deactivated, she said.
Read more in The Omaha World-Herald.
Once again, though, a news report doesn’t tell us when the credit union was first made aware that those card numbers were involved in the breach. Were they notified in February and are first taking action now or were they just recently notified?