Data Privacy And Security Weekly

Compiled by: Richard Sheinis, Esq.

GoDaddy Suffers Data Breach
Infosecurity Magazine

Domain registrar and web-hosting company GoDaddy has notified an undisclosed number of its 19 million customers of a data breach. The security …

28 health system cyberattacks, data breaches so far in 2020
Becker’s Hospital Review

Regional Medical Center reported a data breach of 1,619 patients’ information on April 27 after a March tornado touched down and disrupted the facility …

BJC HealthCare warns patients of possible data breach

LOUIS (KMOV.com) — BJC HealthCare experienced a data breach in March … patients’ health insurance information and/or Social Security numbers.

Biometric time and attendance systems restricted by European data protection rules, Dutch …
Biometric Update

The Dutch Data Protection Authority, meanwhile, has levied a €725,000 (roughly US$791,000) fine against a company for scanning its employee’s …

Data breach jeopardizes more than 15 million Tokopedia users, report finds
Jakarta Post

Homegrown e-commerce unicorn Tokopedia has had its internal database breached by an as-yet unidentified party, resulting in a massive data leak …

Data protection laws are great. Shame they are not being enforced
The Guardian

On 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became law throughout the European Union. Because it’s a regulation rather than a …

TikTok Hit With Biometric Data Privacy Suit Over Facial Recognition Features

TikTok Hit With Biometric Data Privacy Suit Over Facial Recognition Features. Two Illinois minors and their guardians brought the complaint against the …

UK Supreme Court Boosts EU Data Privacy Laws in Landmark International Data Transfer Case

The then Home Secretary Sajid Javid acted unlawfully and in violation of UK data privacy laws when sending witness statements to assist US law …

US Senators propose COVID-19 data privacy bill
Android Central

U.S. Senators are introducing a new COVID-19 data privacy bill. It comes from the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Ed-Tech Company Chegg Suffers Third Breach Since 2018
Dark Reading

Its latest security incident compromised sensitive data belonging to employees, TechCrunch reports. Chegg has confirmed that intruders took employee …

LabCorp faces shareholder lawsuit after 2 cyberattacks in 12 months: 5 details
Becker’s Hospital Review

The AMCA data breach cost LabCorp $11.5 million, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing, but that number did not include total …