Data Privacy and Security Weekly

Compiled by: Richard Sheinis, Esq. 

Apple Confirms $1 Million Reward For Anyone Who Can Hack An iPhone

Apple has massively increased the amount it’s offering hackers for finding … The full $1 million will go to researchers who can find a hack of the … program that uses vulnerabilities typically to take control of a computer or phone) can …

WhatsApp flaws could allow hacking
The Japan News

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., an Israeli company that provides security for computer networks, said its researchers found three potential …

Patients File Lawsuit Against MU Health Over Data Breach of 14K
Xtelligent Healthcare Media

Patients File Lawsuit Against MU Health Over Data Breach of 14K … For some patients, Social Security numbers were included in the breached data.

More than 800 Charleston County employees impacted by data breach

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) — The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office is now involved in an investigation into a data breach that revealed …

Sonic $4.3 Million Data Breach Settlement Gets Final Nod
Bloomberg Law

Consumers alleged the drive-in burger chain failed to take adequate security measures to prevent a third-party cyberattack on its payment system at …

FDNY warns of major data breach possibly affecting more than 10000 patients
New York Post

The FDNY admitted Friday that an employee’s personal hard drive was ripped off and thousands of EMS patients may have had their information …

Customers could face long-term privacy issues after Air New Zealand data breach

A data breach has exposed up to 112,000 Air New Zealand Airpoints customers to long-term privacy concerns. Air New Zealand is facing questions …