Canada's Desjardins Settles Data Breach Lawsuit for $155M

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Million Customers' Private Details Sold by 'Malicious' Insider for 26 Months Canada's Desjardins Group has reached an out-of-court settlement to resolve a data breach class action lawsuit.

T-Mobile USA Investigates Possible Data Breach

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Group Claims GGSN Misconfiguration Led to 100 Million User Accounts T-Mobile USA says it is investigating a claim that as many as 100 million accounts may have been compromised in a data breach.

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Analysis: The Latest Data Breach Trends

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The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features an analysis of data breach trends. Also featured: yet another Microsoft Exchange vulnerability and misconceptions about cybercrime groups

Data Breaches Tied to Ransomware: Look Harder

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Australia Regulator Says Such Breaches Are Likely Underreported Australia's data regulator says organizations hit by ransomware may be underreporting data breaches because they haven't thoroughly figured out if data was taken.

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Health Data Breach Tally's 2021 Surge Continues

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Ransomware Attacks Continue to Plague the Sector Another big wave of large breaches stemming from hacking incidents, including ransomware attacks, has flooded the federal tally of major health data breaches in recent weeks

Health Data Breach Tally Update: Ransomware Persists

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More Major Incidents Added to the 'Wall of Shame' Several ransomware incidents have been added to the federal tally of major health data breaches in recent weeks, with no signs of these attacks abating

Fat Face's 'Strictly Private' Data Breach Notification

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So Are We Supposed to Keep This Data Breach Notification Just Between Us Friends? What happens when an e-commerce retailer sends customers a data breach notification email with a subject line that reads "strictly private and confidential"?

Video Game Streamer 'Twitch' Confirms Massive Data Breach

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Reports: Platform's Entire Source Code Compromised in 125GB Leak Amazon-owned video streaming service Twitch, which focuses on video games and e-sports broadcasts, reportedly suffered a massive data breach, which the company vaguely confirmed via Twitter.

Health Data Breach Trends: A Mid-Year Report

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Ransomware Attacks, Vendor Incidents Continue to Dominate Ransomware attacks and breaches of vendors continue to account for the biggest health data breaches added to the official federal tally so far this year

Recovering from a Cyber Attack

Speaker: Mike Cramer, Director of HIPAA & Data Security at The Word & Brown Companies

If your organization stores data and is connected to the Internet, it is not a matter of “if” a cyber-security incident will happen; but rather, “when” this will occur. Organizations protecting their data is no longer “recommended;” it’s necessary.

CafePress Data Breach: Owner Agrees to Feds' Settlement

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Kroger, British Airways Agree to Settle Data Breach Lawsuits

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based British Airways have each agreed to settle class action lawsuits filed in the wake of two massive data breaches Class Actions Filed Against Each Company After Hacking Incidents U.S.-based based pharmacy and supermarket chain Kroger and U.K.-based

OpenWRT Project Community Investigating Data Breach

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Analysis: 2020 Health Data Breach Trends

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Ransomware, Phishing Incidents, Vendor Hacks Prevail Hacking incidents, including ransomware and phishing attacks, as well as security incidents involving vendors dominated the federal tally of major health data breaches in 2020

How to Effectively Equip Your IG Program for the Perilous Journey Into the Future

Speaker: Andrew Ysasi, Vice President of Advocacy for Vital Records Control, President of IG GURU®, MS, FIP, FIIM, CIPM, CIGO, CISM, PMP, CRM, IGP, CIP, CSAP

Join Andrew Ysasi, Vice President of IG Advocacy for Vital Records Control, President of IG GURU®, MS, FIP, FIIM, CIPM, CIGO, CISM, PMP, CRM, IGP, CIP, CSAP, as he explains why organizations need to have an organized and intentional approach to address privacy matters.

Delayed Data Breach Detection: Facing the Consequences

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Yearslong Breach at Health Plan Administrator Leads to Lawsuit Settlement Two health data breaches that each took about a decade to discover illustrate just how tough it can be to detect a security incident. One of those breaches has led to a recent lawsuit settlement

Ransomware + Exfiltration + Leaks = Data Breach

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Data-Leaking Extortionists' Revised Playbook Goes Way Beyond Ransomware Ransomware-wielding attackers continue to pummel organizations.

Health Data Breach Tally Surges

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Victim Count in Magellan Health's April Ransomware Attack Still Climbing Why has the tally of major health data breaches - and the number of individuals affected - spiked in recent weeks?

Delivery Hero Confirms Foodora Data Breach

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Personal Details on 727,000 Accounts in 14 Countries Leaked Delivery Hero, the online food delivery service, has confirmed a data breach of its Foodora brand.

Reported Data Breaches Rise 5% in Australia

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Regulator Says Rise Is Modest Considering Pandemic Work-From-Home Shift Reported data breaches in Australia increased 5% in the second half of 2020, but the nation’s privacy regulator says the increase was modest considering the massive shift to working from home.

What is Cyber Security Awareness and Why is it Important?

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Indeed, according to Ponemon Institute’s Cost of a Data Breach Report 2020 , 23% of data breaches were caused by human error. They represent the business, deal with customers and handle sensitive data.

Neiman Marcus Says 4.6M Affected by Data Breach

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Exposed Data Includes Login Credentials, Security Questions Neiman Marcus Group says it is notifying 4.6 million of its online customers who are affected by a data breach that occurred in May 2020.

Big Hacks: 5 Health Data Breaches Affect 1.2 Million

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Reporting Entities Represent Another Diverse Mix of Healthcare Sector Targets Five recently reported data breaches involving cyberattacks on a variety of different types of healthcare sector entities have affected a total of more than 1.2

UK Data Breach Reports Decline

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As GDPR Hits Second Anniversary, Regional Reporting Variations Continue Britain's privacy watchdog reports it received 19% fewer data breach notifications in the first quarter than in the same period last year.

Defense Department Agency Reports Data Breach

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Defense Department agency that's responsible for providing secure communications and IT equipment for the president and other top government officials says a data breach of one of its systems may have exposed personal data, including Social Security numbers

What Are the Reasons Behind Health Data Breach Surge?

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Ransomware Attacks, Vendor Breaches Continue as Leading Causes About 70 major health data breaches have been added to the federal tally in the last four weeks as ransomware attacks have persisted and breaches at vendors have affected clients

Medicaid Contractor Data Breach Affected 334,000 Providers

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a global provider of government health data services, says a data breach exposed the personal information of more than 334,000 Medicaid healthcare providers nationwide Maximus Corp. Says Personal Information Exposed in Unauthorized Access to App Maximus Corp.,

British Clothing Retailer Fat Face Discloses Data Breach

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Employee and Customer Information Compromised in January Attack; ICO Investigating British clothing and accessories retailer Fat Face says it detected a data breach in January, which exposed personal information - including partial payment card numbers - for an unspecified number of customers and employees.

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Accellion Data Breach Ensnares Energy Giant Shell

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Meanwhile, Clop Ransomware Group Turns Up the Heat on Another Victim The Accellion File Transfer Appliance data breach continues to cause anguish. Meanwhile, some customers of a Michigan-based bank have been informed that personally identifiable data has been exposed via the FTA breac

T-Mobile Investigating Claims of Massive Data Breach

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On Sunday, Vice.com broke the news that someone was selling data on 100 million people, and that the data came from T-Mobile. A sales thread tied to the allegedly stolen T-Mobile customer data. ” Data Breaches IntelSecrets IRDev John Erin Binn T-Mobile Und0xxed V0rtex

Elekta Health Data Breach Victim Count Grows

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Swedish Vendor's Recent Cyber Incident Leads to More Notifications The number of U.S. healthcare entities affected by a recent cyber incident targeting a Sweden-based provider of oncology radiation systems and related services is growing.

Bangkok Airways Execs Apologize for Data Breach

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LockBit Ransomware Gang Takes Credit, Threatens to Release Data Bangkok Airways issued an apology late last week for a data breach that apparently compromised the personally identifiable information for an unstated number of its passengers.

Data Breach Culprits: Phishing and Ransomware Dominate

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Meanwhile, Breaches Involving Military Secrets and CCTV Footage Beset UK Government Phishing, ransomware and unauthorized access remain the leading causes of personal data breaches as well as violations of data protection rules, Britain's privacy watchdog reports.

Data Breach Reports Rise as Supply Chain Attacks Surge

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US Breach Notification Transparency Declining, Identity Theft Resource Center Warns The number of breach reports filed by U.S. It says that there's also been a rise in tardy breach notifications containing little detail

Okta: 'We Made a Mistake' Over Data Breach Investigation

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Lesson for Others to Learn: Your Subcontractor, Your Breach-Tracking Responsibility Life comes at you fast, especially when you're a breached business such as Okta, which may have exposed customer data or otherwise put the businesses paying for your product at risk.

Kroll Data Breach Report: Unregulated Industries Targeted

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The number of data breach notifications jumped 140% in 2020 from the previous year, with a surge in attacks against less-regulated industries, according to Kroll's 2021 Data Breach Outlook.

Health Data Breaches in 2020: Ransomware Incidents Dominate

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Blackbaud, Magellan Health Incidents Trigger Numerous Breach Notifications Hacking incidents involving ransomware attacks continue to dominate the 2020 health data breach tally, with incidents affecting two companies - Blackbaud and Magellan Health - accounting for numerous breach notifications by their clients.

Data Breach Culprits: Phishing and Ransomware Dominate

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Unauthorized Access and Malware Also Among Top Causes, UK Privacy Watchdog Reports Phishing, ransomware and unauthorized access continue to be the leading cyber causes of violations of data protection rules and personal data breaches, Britain's privacy watchdog reports.

Marriott Suffers Another Massive Data Breach

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Million Customers' Personal Details Hotel giant Marriott, which in 2018 disclosed that it had suffered one of the worst data breaches in history, is now warning that it suffered a new breach earlier this year that exposed personal details - although not payment card information - for 5.2