Data Protection Weekly

Compiled by: Richard Sheinis, Esq.

Neiman Marcus to Pay $1.6 Million in Shopper Data Breach Lawsuit
Dallas News

Neiman Marcus has agreed to pay $1.6 million to settle a data breach class action in Illinois federal court. The three-year-old case stemmed from the …

McDonalds India Allegedly Exposes Personal Data of 2.2 Million Users
The Wire

According to cybersecurity start-up Fallible, security vulnerabilities in the Indian app potentially expose the personal data of than 2 million of its users.

Atlanta Companies Should Increase Security in Wake of Yahoo Breach

ATLANTA, Ga – In the aftermath of last week’s news that two Russian agents and two hackers have been charged in a massive Yahoo data breach, …

Reports of Potential Data Breach at Saks Fifth Ave
NBC 6 South Florida

There are reports of Saks Fifth Avenue inadvertently exposing the personal information of customers online. The breach, which was first reported by …

Data Breach May Involve Hundreds of UNC Health Prenatal Patients

Chapel Hill, N.C. – UNC Health Care said Monday it has begun notifying patients of a potential breach where personal data provided by prenatal …

Three Cops to Data Breach
The Register

Mobile operator Three has admitted that some customers were able to view the mobile account details of other Three users via their accounts …

Texas City Loses 800 Employee W-2s in Phishing Scam
American City & County

San Marcos is also working with its cyber liability insurance policy provider to make sure the policy is being properly implemented, the …

Computer Guru Charged with Hacking KRA System, Stealing Sh4 Billion
Nairobi News (satire) (press release) (blog)

A 28 year-old man suspected to have hacked into the computer systems of the tax man leading to the loss of about Sh4 billion has been charged in …

Houston Man Accused of Hacking Health Care Facility’s Computer System

A Houston man accused of hacking computer servers of a local health care facility has been indicted by a federal grand jury, acting U.S. Attorney Soo …

Hospital Breach Lawsuit Gets Class-Action Status

Hospital Breach Lawsuit Gets Class-Action Status … have not shown exactly how many putative class members were affected by the data breach.

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