After data breach, Visa removes Heartland from PCI list

2009-03-16T20:53:03
ID THREATPOST:7E083549D64E89AF8278BB1BAE6074AD
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Reporter Ryan Naraine
Modified 2013-04-17T16:39:36

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Credit card giant Visa has taken Heartland Payment Systems and RBS WorldPay off its list of service providers that are compliant with the PCI Data Security Standard.

In a statement released Friday, Visa said it was removing the payment processors based on “compromise event findings.” RBS WorldPay’s disclosure on Dec. 23 that it was breached was followed by Heartland’s Jan. 20 announcement that hackers broke into its systems.

Read the full article by By Marcia Savage, Information Security magazine [techtarget.com].