Data Privacy and Security Weekly

Compiled by: Richard Sheinis, Esq.

Microsoft’s EU Contracts ‘Breach GDPR’
Forbes

Late last year, it suggested that the EU’s use of Office 365 was breaching GDPR by collecting ‘functional and diagnostics data’, including email subject …

Data Breach at KRH May Have Affected 129000 Patients’ Personal Information
Flathead Beacon

Data Breach at KRH May Have Affected 129,000 Patients’ Personal … Breach was result of “highly sophisticated” cyber attack over the summer; …

Thousands Warned Over Home Group Data Breach
Infosecurity Magazine

As reported by the BBC, Home Group said the breach involved customer names, addresses and contact information, but no financial data.

Kalispell Regional Healthcare Data Breach Could Affect 130000 Patients
MTPR

Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) announced Tuesday that an email data breach this summer may have exposed the personal and private …

A Soccer Team In Denmark Is Using Facial Recognition To Stop Unruly Fans
NPR

In Europe, biometric data is protected under the General Data Protection Regulation, arguably the world’s most comprehensive privacy law, which …

Man sentenced for hacking LA court system
ABC News

A man who hacked Los Angeles County court computers, sent 2 million malicious phishing emails and stole hundreds of credit card numbers has …

‘Ransomware’ Attack Locks San Bernardino City Unified School District Computer System
KTLA

A type of online attack known as “ransomware” has hobbled the San Bernardino City Unified School District’s computer system, authorities announced …

Texas lab alerts 16000 patients of data breach
Becker’s Hospital Review

San Antonio-based South Texas Dermatopathology has notified 15,982 patients that their information may have been exposed in a data breach at a …

Women’s care clinic hit by data breach, half a million patients’ info at risk
Insurance Business

After detecting a cybersecurity incident, a clinic in Tampa, FL has raised concerns that more than half a million patients – both current and former …

Students wanted to win a water-gun fight — so they hacked thousands of records, school says
Washington Post

“These actions are reprehensible and we are taking this attack very … warning that cyber hacking is a federal offense and that the “consequences for …