Heartland Payment Systems

Roundup of local Heartland breach stories

It seems that now all of the local media have picked up the story and are reporting on local banks and credit unions. Given the extent of the breach, listing each story as a separate post is unwarranted, but here’s a roundup of stories over the past few days: Another area credit union impacted...

Suspect identified in Heartland Payment Systems breach

Evan Schuman at Storefront Backtalk is reporting that the Secret Service has identified an overseas suspect in the Heartland Payment Systems breach. Evan also has some other updated info on the breach: The processor first learned of the breach (when alerted by Visa and Mastercard) in late October/early November, said Heartland spokesman Jason Maloni....

Six month exposure window on Heartland breach?

According to a CBS news report, Platte Valley Bank issued the following release today: The VISA Fraud Control & Investigations has been notified of a confirmed network intrusion that has put VISA account numbers at risk. Platte Valley Bank received a VISA Alert Wednesday, January 21, 2009. As of Thursday morning, January 22nd, 388...