Heartland Data Breach

Heartland Data Breach Suit Back from the Dead

For all intents and purposes, the Heartland Payment Systems data breach saga ended more than two years ago when the embattled payment processor finalized settlements paying out millions of dollars to various banks, credit card issuers and consumers. That is until a handful of banks reportedly requested the Fifth Circuit reopen their negligence case that stemmed from the 2008 breach.

NYT Goes Deep On Albert Gonzalez Story

You might think everything that needed to be said already has been said about Albert Gonzalez, the mastermind behind the largest public computer security breaches in U.S. history. But the lengthy and up close account of Gonzalez in the New York Times today shows that there are more layers to what is, perhaps, the most spectacular hacking case in recent memory.

Discover Will Receive $5 Mil from Heartland Breach

[img_assist|nid=6506|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=115|height=42]Heartland Payment Systems has agreed to pay $5 million to Discover to
settle claims arising from the massive data breach disclosed by the
payment processor last year. Read the full article. [Computerworld]

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