Visa Inc. has pulled Heartland Payment Systems Inc. and Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC's RBS WorldPay from its list of companies that comply with the Payment Card Industry data security standards.

Heartland and RBS WorldPay will stay off the list until the two processors close the holes that led to the massive data breaches reported in January and December, Visa said Friday in an e-mail.

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