Data Privacy and Security Weekly

Compiled by: Richard Sheinis, Esq.

LA suspends Uber for refusing to provide real-time data on its scooters and bikes
Los Angeles Times

Uber has resisted the rule for months, arguing, with the backing of several data privacy organizations, that the city’s policy constitutes government …

Data Breaches Will Cost Healthcare $4B in 2019, Threats Outpace Tech

Data breaches cost hospital organizations an estimated $423 per each … Overall, 93 percent of healthcare organizations experienced a data breach …

Maine health provider hit by email security breach, 30000 patients’ health information exposed
NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

MAINE, USA — A large health provider in southern Maine says the personal health information for thousands of its patients may have been exposed in …

Data Breach Impacts 4.2M Members Of Canadian Cooperative

The Canadian cooperative Desjardins Group has revealed that a data breach impacted all its 4.2 million members. The incident was first discovered in …

DoorDash sued over data breach that may have exposed info of its 4.9 million users
Legal News Line

The suit states DoorDash experienced a data breach in May of this year, causing private information of its at least 4.9 million users to be at risk of …

Singtel fined $25k for data breach involving app
The Straits Times

Telco Singtel has been fined $25,000 for a data breach involving its My Singtel mobile app, according to a decision released on Monday by …

Eye Clinic Breach Reveals Data of 20000 Patients

A Utah eye clinic is in the process of informing 20,000 patients that they were the victims of a data breach that happened a year and a half ago and …

Chinese Hackers Just Gave Us All A Reason To Stop Sending SMS Messages

This approach, says FireEye, “shows the highly targeted nature of this cyber intrusion. If an SMS message contained either a phone number or an IMSI …