Data Breach

Federal Court Permits Former Employees’ Data Breach Claims to Move Forward

A data breach occurs in which an outside individual obtains your company’s employees’ W-2 forms including social security numbers, addresses, and …

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Proposed Law Would Criminalize Failures to Report Data Breaches

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Can texting save lives? | Miami Herald

The best moments from the annual DealBook conference, where executives from companies ranging from stalwarts to upstarts offered their views on the …

Business

Why Companies Should Prepare for More Data Breach Lawsuits

The cost of a data breach can vary widely depending on the incident, but firms that suffer a breach should be prepared for legal expenses to sharply rise in 2018.<p>The increase is being driven by two factors, according to a panel of lawyers at the ALM cyberSecure conference in New York on Monday: …

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Forrester Wave: Customer Data Breach Notification and Response Services, Q4 2017 report

What should you look for in a strategic partner for data breach notification and response services?<p>Named a “Leader” in <b>The Forrester Wave™: Customer</b> …

Security

Uber paid to keep data breach secret: report

A 20-year-old Florida man was responsible for the data breach at Uber last year, and was paid $100,000 to destroy the information, Reuters reported …

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LA City Attorney Suing Uber Over Data Breach

Six hundred thousand U.S. Drivers' names and license numbers stolen in the data breach, which was announced in Nov.<p>LOS ANGELES, CA – The office of …

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PayPal's TIO data breach: 1.6 million customers' personal details stolen by hackers

The disclosure comes less than a month after PayPal suspended TIO Network's operations when it found security vulnerabilities.<p>PayPal has revealed …

Security

Uber Data Breach Claims Corporate Scalps

The recently revealed Uber data breach, that resulted in 57 million customer and 600,000 driver data records being leaked, has seen the leadership …

Security

National data breach notification law proposed by Senate Commerce Committee members (includes jail?)

Three Democratic senators introduced legislation Thursday requiring companies to notify customers of data breaches within 30 days of their discovery …

Security

Senators introduce data breach disclosure bill

Executives could face jail time for not reporting data breaches in a timely manner, if a proposed bill becomes law.<p>Three Democrat senators introduced on Thursday the Data Security and Breach Notification Act, which would require companies to report data breaches within 30 days. If an individual …

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Patients at 1 UAB Medicine clinic affected by possible data breach

Patients of the UAB Viral Hepatitis Clinic may have had their protected health information exposed during a Oct. 25 data breach, UAB Medicine …

Identity Theft

Florida investigating ride sharing service for data breach

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi says that the state is now investigating ride-sharing service Uber over an alleged cover up of a national data …

Business

Uber hack: 2.7 million UK customers and drivers affected by major 2016 data breach

A total of 57 million people worldwide were affected by the 2016 breach that the company covered up for more than a year.<p>Uber has revealed that 2.7 …

Identity Theft

Uber Says Nearly 3 Million Accounts in the U.K. Alone Were Affected in the 2016 Data Breach

Uber Technologies has informed Britain’s data protection regulator that 2.7 million user accounts in the country were affected by the data breach in …

Tech Industry

Imgur Data Breach Impacted 1.7 Million Accounts

Imgur was recently notified that a potential data breach affecting 1.7 million accounts occurred on its servers back in 2014. Imgur’s internal …

Security

Health Data Breaches: The Legal Issues

Several pending legal cases involving security issues - including CareFirst's recent petition to the Supreme Court for a review of a class action …

Law

Time to Pull an Uber and Disclose Your Data Breach Now

There is never a good time to reveal a cyber attack. But with EU's GDPR looming, the fallout is only going to get harder and more expensive if you …

Cybersecurity

Minister: No comment on news report on source of massive data breach - Nation

KUALA LUMPUR: The Communications and Multimedia Minister declined to comment on a news report that the massive data breach of Malaysian mobile …

Security

Uber told SoftBank about data breach before telling public

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc said on Thursday that it discussed a massive data breach with potential investor SoftBank Group Corp ahead of going …

Uber

Uber is now facing multiple lawsuits over its huge data breach

Uber just can’t stop making news. After it was revealed that the ride-hailing giant paid hackers $100,000 to stay silent about the data breach of 57 million account holders, regulators around the world–including the U.K., Australia, and the Philippines–announced that they were investigating the …

Uber

Uber Data Breach Revelations Spark Investigations, Lawsuits

Ride-hailing service Uber is facing new investigations by the government, as well as lawsuits by consumers, following revelations about a 2016 data …

Uber

Uber Faces Multiple Probes on Data Hack it Disclosed to Investors Before Public

Uber Technologies faces multiple investigations into a 2016 data breach that could complicate a potential $10 billion investment from Japan's …

Travis Kalanick

EU privacy regulators to discuss Uber's data breach next week; to create a task force for investigations

European Union privacy regulators will discuss ride-hailing app <b>Uber’s massive data breach</b> cover-up next week and could create a task-force to …

Privacy

Uber paid $100K to cover up data breach of 57M users | On Air Videos

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Uber has messed up big time: Cybersecurity expert

Ed Dubrovsky, managing director of Cyber Breach Response at CYTELLIGENCE, joins BNN to provide perspective on Uber's data breach, and the fact that …

Cybersecurity

FTC: We are evaluating “serious issues” in Uber data breach

In light of Uber’s recent data breach, the ride-hailer is being investigated by regulators in the U.K., Australia, the Philippines, and New York. Now, Federal Trade Commission is joining that list, reports <i>TechCrunch</i>.<p>The FTC responded to reports that Uber paid off hackers to conceal the fact that …

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Uber data breach 'raises huge concerns' for UK watchdog

Covering up a massive data breach could lead to higher fines, says the UK Information Commissioner's Office.<p>The UK's data protection watchdog is set to flag down Uber over an enormous data breach hidden for more than a year.<p>"Uber's announcement about a concealed data breach last October raises huge …

Privacy

Uber Total Loss: 57 Million Records Stolen But Data Breach Was Hidden For A Year

Oh boy. Uber is known for pushing the limits of the law and has dozens of lawsuits pending against it, but this one went too far and now comes the …

Security

The Latest: NY Attorney General probing Uber data breach

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the data breach at Uber (all times local):<p>9:15 a.m.<p>New York's state Attorney General has opened an investigation into a massive data breach at Uber.<p>Amy Spitalnick, spokeswoman for Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, confirmed the probe Wednesday, but would not comment …

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