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Heartland Data Breach: Visa Sets Deadline for Issuers to File Fraud Claims




Heartland Data Breach: Visa Sets Deadline for Issuers to File Fraud Claims
Heartland Data Breach: Visa Sets Deadline for Issuers to File Fraud Claims



http://www.bankinfosecurity.com/articles.php?art_id=1277 

By Linda McGlasson
Managing Editor
Bank Infosecurity
March 16, 2009

Heartland Payment Systems (HPY) has been removed from Visa's list of 
compliant service providers, and banking institutions affected by the 
Heartland data breach have until May 19 to file their fraud claims with 
Visa.

This news emerged late last week from a public statement by Visa, as 
well as from a letter sent by the credit card company to card-issuing 
banking institutions.

In the statement, Visa confirmed that both Heartland and RBS WorldPay as 
a result of their recent data breaches, have been removed from the 
company's Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) 
Compliant Service Providers list. This list represents the service 
providers that Visa has validated as being PCI DSS compliant for 
merchants and other businesses to run their credit card transactions.

Heartland and RBS WorldPay are now considered to be "on probation," and 
can apply to be relisted once they revalidate PCI DSS compliance and 
meet other security stipulations.

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