How Not to Acknowledge a Data Breach

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I’m not a huge fan of stories about stories, or those that explore the ins and outs of reporting a breach. corporations (spoiler alert: the second half of this story actually contains quite a bit of news about the breach investigation).

Toyota Reveals a Second Data Breach

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Hackers Targeted Servers Storing Data on 3.1 has reported its second data breach in the past five weeks. The latest incident, revealed Friday, may have exposed data on as many as 3.1 Million Customers Toyota Motor Corp.

GDPR: Data Breach Notification 101

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Brian Honan of BH Consulting on When to Notify - or Not Since the EU's new GDPR privacy law came into effect in May 2018, one challenge for organizations that suffer a breach is knowing whether or not they must report it to authorities, says Brian Honan, president and CEO of BH Consulting in Dublin

Data Breach Notification: California Targets 'Loopholes'

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Data Breaches in Healthcare Affect More Than Patient Data

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Blue Cross of Idaho and Palmetto Health Report Financial, Payroll Breaches Two recent data breaches at organizations in the healthcare sector illustrate that systems beyond those directly related to patient care can be at risk

Data Breach Reports in Europe Under GDPR Exceed 59,000

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Netherlands, Germany and UK Have Logged the Most Data Breach Reports Since the EU's GDPR went into full effect, European data protection authorities have received over 59,000 data breach reports, with the Netherlands, Germany and the U.K.

2018 Health Data Breach Tally: An Analysis

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Hacking Incidents Still Dominate, But Fewer Huge Incidents Than in Years Past Major health data breaches added to the official federal tally in 2018 impacted more than twice as many individuals as the incidents added to the list 2017.

Planning for Financial Impact of Data Breaches

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Healthcare organizations need to plan ahead for the financial burden of data breaches stemming from cyberattacks and also take preventive steps to help minimize those expenses, says attorney Laura Hammargren of the law firm Mayer Brown

Yahoo Takes Second Swing at Data Breach Settlement

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Million Settlement Would Be Largest Ever for a Data Breach, Plaintiffs Say Yahoo is hoping a revamped proposed breach-related settlement will pass muster with a federal judge who rejected the first one for myriad reasons, including high attorney fees and a lack of transparency.

Health Data Breach Tally: What's New?

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GDPR: EU Sees More Data Breach Reports, Privacy Complaints

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Ireland, France, Germany and UK Report Increases Since Privacy Law Took Effect The number of data breach reports filed since the EU General Data Protection Regulation went into effect has hit nearly 3,500 in Ireland, over 4,600 in Germany, 6,000 in France and 8,000 in the U.K.

Blue Cross of Idaho data breach, 5,600 customers affected

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Blue Cross of Idaho announced to have suffered a data breach, hackers accessed to the personal information of about 5,600 customers. We have not identified any unauthorized use of personal data and will keep close watch for illegitimate activity,”.

Radisson Suffers Global Loyalty Program Data Breach

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Hotel Giant Has Yet to Disclose Total Number of Affected Victims Radisson Hotel Group has suffered a data breach that resulted in the theft of data for its global loyalty program members. The company, which operates 1,400 hotels, says the breach touched data for "less than 10 percent" of all Radisson Rewards members, but it hasn't released a victim count

Airbus data breach exposes some employees’data

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The European airplane manufacturer Airbus announced to have suffered a data breach that exposed some employees’ data. and to mitigate the potential impact of the data breach. SecurityAffairs – hacking, data breach).

GDPR: 8,000 Data Breach Reports Filed So Far in UK

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Privacy Watchdog Counts 41 Daily Breach Reports Since GDPR Enforcement Began The U.K.'s

Misconfiguration Leads to Major Health Data Breach

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UW Medicine Notifying Nearly 1 Million Patients of Data Exposure A misconfigured database at UW Medicine in Washington state that left patient data exposed on the internet for several weeks resulted in a breach affecting almost 1 million individuals.

Yahoo's Proposed Data Breach Lawsuit Settlement: Rejected

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Airbus Hacked: Aircraft Giant Discloses Data Breach

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Investigation Underway After Attack Compromises Employee Details Airbus says it suffered a hack attack, leading to a breach of "contact and IT identification details" for at least some of its EU employees.

Infographic: List of data breaches in 2018

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2018 saw some of the biggest data breaches yet , with Marriott, Under Armour and Facebook suffering breaches that affected 500 million, 150 million and 100 million people respectively. It was also the year of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) , which changed the way organisations handle customers’ personal data and introduced hefty fines for non-compliance. Breaches and Hacks Data breaches

Tracking Common Causes of Recent Health Data Breaches

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Analyzing Trends Reflected on 'Wall of Shame' Tally So Far This Year What are the most common causes of major health data breaches that have been added to the official federal tally so far this year?

“Collection #1” Data Breach Analysis – Part 1

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Cybersecurity expert Marco Ramilli has analyzed the huge trove of data, called Collection #1, that was first disclosed by Troy Hunt. Few weeks ago I wrote about “ How Data Breaches Happen “, where I shared some public available “pasties” within apparently (not tested) SQLi vulnerable websites.

Washington, D.C. AG Wants Better Data Breach Protection

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Top District Prosecutor Aims to Improve Consumer Breach Protection Karl Racine, the attorney general for Washington, D.C.,

Pentagon Defense Department travel records data breach

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Pentagon – Defense Department travel records suffered a data breach that compromised the personal information and credit card data of U.S. The data breach could have happened some months ago and could have affected as many as 30,000 workers.

12 States File Data Breach Lawsuit Against EHR Vendor

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In Wake of Massive Data Breach, Attorneys General Allege Violations of HIPAA, State Laws In a groundbreaking effort, the attorneys general of a dozen states have jointly filed a federal lawsuit against a cloud-based electronic health records vendor that reported a 2015 data breach affecting 3.9

FreshMenu Hid Data Breach Affecting 110,000 Users

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CEO Took Two Years to Acknowledge Incident FreshMenu, a food delivery provider based in India, has come under social media attack for keeping under wraps a data breach two years ago that exposed the personal information of over 110,000 users

“Collection #1” Data Breach Analysis – Part 2

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The cyber security expert Marco Ramilli continues its analysis of the data leak known as Collection #1, he shared some interesting views on data The cyber security expert Marco Ramilli continues its analysis of the data leak known as Collection #1, he shared some interesting views on data.

NASA Announces Data Breach

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The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration has announced that it experienced a data breach in October. NASA has yet to address inquiries from the press about the breach. The same report showed a 300% increase in reported federal breaches between 2016 and 2018.

Pentagon Travel Provider Data Breach Counts 30,000 Victims

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Department of Defense Has Begun Notifying Military and Civilian Breach Victims The Pentagon is warning that a data breach at a third-party travel management service provider exposed records for an estimated 30,000 civilian and military personnel.

Cathay Pacific Says 9.4 Million Affected by Data Breach

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million passengers were inappropriately accessed in March, a breach the company confirmed in early May but publicly revealed on Wednesday. That raises questions about whether the airline violated data breach disclosure regulations

Why a Furniture Maker Had to Report a Health Data Breach

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Many Employers Have Health Data That Must Be Protected Under HIPAA Sometimes, even a furniture manufacturer must report a health data breach to comply with the HIPAA Breach Notification Rule.

Facebook Clarifies Extent of Data Breach

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30 Million Affected; 14 Million Had Extensive Information Exposed Facebook now says that 20 million fewer accounts were breached than it originally believed, but the attackers accessed extensive sensitive personal information on nearly half of those affected

Librarian Sues Equifax Over 2017 Data Breach, Wins $600

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In the days following revelations last September that big-three consumer credit bureau Equifax had been hacked and relieved of personal data on nearly 150 million people , many Americans no doubt felt resigned and powerless to control their information.

The Financial Fallout From Data Breaches

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Banner Health Follows Nuance, Merck in Reporting Details About the Impact Recent financial reports from three healthcare sector organizations that suffered cyberattacks demonstrate how costly data breaches can be for not-for-profit healthcare providers and for-profit companies alike

US Data Breaches Hit All-Time High

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Millions of Payment Cards and Social Security Numbers Exposed The number of data breaches reported by U.S. organizations reached an all-time high last year.

Health Data Breach Tally: Analyzing the Latest Trends

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Sorting Out What Kinds of Incidents Are Most Common This Year What kinds of health data breaches have been most common so far in 2018? An analysis of the official HHS breach tally reveals the latest trends, and security experts offer an analysis

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Yahoo proposes $117.5 million for the settlement of data breach

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Yahoo is continuously trying to settle a lawsuit on the massive data breach over the period of 2013 to 2016. million settlement with millions of people whose email addresses and other personal information were stolen in the largest data breach in history”.

Do Data Breaches Permanently Affect Business Reputations?

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Hint: Ashley Madison, Equifax and Uber Are Thriving Large data breaches make headlines, trigger stock price slips and often lead to executives getting fired.

Health Data Breach Tally Shows Mistakes That Lead to Trouble

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Organizations Need to Avoid Mishaps That Can Make Matters Worse Recent additions to the federal health data breach tally shine a light on the mistakes that contribute to breaches - and in some cases, make situations far worse

327 million Marriott guests affected in Starwood Data Breach

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Starwood Data Breach – Hackers accessed the guest reservation system of the Marriot owned Starwood since 2014 and copied and encrypted the information. ” reads the data breach notification published by Marriot. ” continues the data breach notification.

Health Data Breach Tally: The Latest Additions

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Largest Incident: Break-In at California State Agency That Affected 582,000 The number of health data breach victims added to the official federal tally so far in 2018 has doubled in recent weeks to more than 2 million.