Heartland Payment Systems spent another $19.4 million in the second quarter to respond to the massive data breach it revealed in January. The Princeton, N.J. payment processor previously reported that it doled out $12.6 million in the first quarter -- mostly to cover a MasterCard fine -- as a result of the incident, considered the largest reported breach of all time. Founder and CEO Bob Carr, in a conference call Wednesday, said much of the $19.4 million is to settle claims related to the hacker intrusion. In total, the company bore a net loss of $2.6 million in the second quarter, compared to an $11.5 million net gain in the same quarter last year. — DK
BBC reports that nearly 90 organizations have notified the UK's Information Commissioners Office regarding data breaches concerning major business outsourcing firm Capita, which was impacted by a cyberattack in March and was later found to have a long-exposed data server.
Eyecare giant Luxottica, which owns Ray-Ban and Oakley, as well as operates U.S. vision insurance firm EyeMed Vision Care, has disclosed being impacted by a third-party data breach in 2021 impacting 70 million customers following the leak of a stolen database on various hacking forums from April 30 to May 12, BleepingComputer reports.