Heartland Payment Systems

Heartland Update: Some St. Mary’s debit cards compromised

Cards that were “low-risk” from Heartland breach recently used for fraud. Denis Paiste reports: St. Mary’s Bank is reissuing about 3,500 debit cards it had been monitoring since a security breach at a national processor in January. “We were told they were low-risk cards, but very recently we’ve been seeing some fraudulent activity,” St....

Heartland Payment Systems Reports Third Quarter Financial Results

Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. announced a GAAP net loss of $13.6 million or ($0.36) per share for the three months ended September 30, 2009. Results for the quarter are after $35.6 million (pre-tax), or $0.59 per share, of various expenses, accruals and reserves, all of which are attributable to the processing system intrusion, including...

Heartland Breach: Inside Look at the Plaintiffs’ Case

Two stories today take a look at the the master complaint (pdf) filed last month in U.S. Southern District Court in Houston. Linda McClasson of BankInfoSecurity.com provides a timeline and re-hash of the breach that incorporates allegations from the lawsuit, including statements made by Heartland before and after the breach and the statement made...

Lawsuits over Heartland data breach folded into one

Jaikumar Vijayan reports: A lawsuit consolidating 16 separate class-action complaints brought by financial institutions against Heartland Payment Systems Inc. has been filed in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas. The amended complaint includes for the first time several statements that Heartland is alleged to have made regarding the controls it...