How to mess up your breach disclosure
Congratulations to Visa and Mastercard, the latest companies to not notify consumers in a prompt and clear manner, thus inspiring a shrug and a sigh from consumers.
No, wait, there isn’t a clear statement, but there is rampant speculation and breathless commentary.
It’s always nice to see clear reminders that the way to get people excited about a breach is to dribble out the information. For what little the public knows, to help Brian Krebs piece together the story and decide how the public will come to understand it because Visa and Mastercard aren’t talking, see MasterCard, VISA Warn of Processor Breach.