GDPR Class Action Lawsuit Takes Aim for EasyJet
Jun09

GDPR Class Action Lawsuit Takes Aim for EasyJet

A legal action has been filed in the United Kingdom High Court under Article 82 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on behalf of nine million EasyJet customers whose private data was accessible during a data privacy breach earlier this year. It was made public on 19 May 2020, that the airline company had been targeted successfully by cybercriminals and the personal data of approximately 9M customers globally had been...

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Illegal Disposal of Patient Records Discovered by St Joseph Health System
Jun07

Illegal Disposal of Patient Records Discovered by St Joseph Health System

St Joseph Health System in North Central Indiana is contacting clients to inform them that a portion of protected health information has been breached and may have been viewed by unauthorized people. The breach did not occur at St Joseph Health, but at one of its business associates. Central Files Inc, a secure record storage service in South Bend, IN, was hired to securely store patient records in compliance with federal and state...

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BJC HealthCare Patients at 19 Hospitals Impacted by Phishing Attack
May30

BJC HealthCare Patients at 19 Hospitals Impacted by Phishing Attack

BJC Healthcare has released that statement that revealed that three of its staff email accounts have been accessed by an unauthorized actor as a result of some workers answering phishing emails. Suspicious activity was uncovered in the staff email accounts on March 6, 2020 and the accounts were immediately locked down. A leading computer forensics company was hired to conduct an investigation which revealed the three accounts had only...

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Safe Partner Inc. Confirmed as HIPAA Compliant
May22

Safe Partner Inc. Confirmed as HIPAA Compliant

Compliancy Group has revealed that Safe Partner Inc. has implemented an effective HIPAA compliance program and has successfully finished its proprietary 6-stage HIPAA risk analysis and remediation process. Safe Partner Inc. is a Belmont, CA-based boutique software development and consulting firm that supplies a full range of software services, from design to development, implementation, and ongoing customer support. The company was...

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Ransomware Attack Sees Data Stolen from Magellan Health
May22

Ransomware Attack Sees Data Stolen from Magellan Health

Magellan Health, a Fortune 500 company, has revealed that it has suffered a ransomware attack during April that led to the encryption of files and theft of some employee data. The ransomware attack was first discovered by Magellan Health on April 11, 2020 when files and databases were encrypted. The investigation into the attack showed the hacker had obtained access to its systems when someone replied to a spear phishing email on...

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