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Maryland Court Finds Coverage for Lost Data and Slow Computers After Ransomware Attack

Hunton Privacy

As previously posted on our Hunton Insurance Recovery blog , a Maryland federal court awarded summary judgment to policyholder National Ink in National Ink and Stitch, LLC v. This is significant because it demonstrates that insureds can obtain insurance coverage for cyber attacks even if they do not have a specific cyber insurance policy.

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Harleysville Insurance Co. v. Holding Funeral Home, No. 1:15cv00057 (W.D.Va. Feb. 9, 2017)

eDiscovery Law

Key Insight: Waiver of privilege for documents inadvertently posted to publicly accessible Box.com location Nature of Case: insurance coverage litigation Electronic Data Involved: Box.com uploads Keywords: Box.com, privilege waiver, publicly accessible, account permissions, file sharing Identified State Rule(s): Va.

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LCMHS hospital suffered a Ransomware attack at Louisiana hospital that impacted 270,000 patients

Security Affairs

The security breach took place on October 21, 2022, when the internal security team detected unusual activity on its computer network. Health insurance information. The attackers had no access to electronic medical records. LCMH’s electronic medical record was not accessible to the unauthorized party.”

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Court Rules Fraud Involving a Computer Is Not ‘Computer Fraud’ under Crime Protection Policy

Hunton Privacy

18, 2016), that a crime protection insurance policy does not cover loss resulting from a fraudulent email directing funds to be sent electronically to the imposter’s bank account because the scheme did not constitute “computer fraud” under the policy. Great American Ins. No 15-20499 (5th Cir. Background. Read the full alert.

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Security Affairs newsletter Round 463 by Pierluigi Paganini – INTERNATIONAL EDITION

Security Affairs

France Travail data breach impacted 43 Million people Scranton School District in Pennsylvania suffered a ransomware attack Lazarus APT group returned to Tornado Cash to launder stolen funds Moldovan citizen sentenced in connection with the E-Root cybercrime marketplace case UK Defence Secretary jet hit by an electronic warfare attack in Poland Cisco (..)

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Understanding HIPAA: A Guide to Avoiding Common Violations

Armstrong Archives

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) ensures individuals’ health data protection and privacy. This includes insurance companies, nurses, and doctors. Lack of Adequate Security Measures The HIPAA has a requirement that healthcare organizations take strong steps to protect electronic health information.

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Delaware County, Pennsylvania, opted to pay 500K ransom to DoppelPaymer gang

Security Affairs

. “Sources said the county is in the process of paying the $500,000 ransom as it’s insured for such attacks.” “The County of Delaware recently discovered a disruption to portions of its computer network. The incident was disclosed on Monday and now Delaware County has paid a $500,000 ransom.