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CarePartners agrees to settle proposed cyberattack class action for up to $3.4 million, but don’t party just yet

Bernise Carolino reports that there is a settlement in a lawsuit against CarePartners in Canada. The proposed class-action lawsuit stemmed from a breach in 2018 that DataBreaches.net investigated and covered on this site. The firms of Howie, Sacks & Henry LLP (HSH), Waddell Phillips PC and Schneider Law Firm represented the plaintiffs, Arthur Redublo...

Panasonic discloses four-months-long data breach

Catalin Cimpanu reports: Japanese electronics giant Panasonic has disclosed on Friday a major security breach after an unidentified threat actor had gained access to its internal network. The Osaka-based company said it detected the security breach earlier this month, on November 11. “As the result of an internal investigation, it was determined that some...

Data Breach Spreads To Six Web Hosts

Roger Montti reports: The GoDaddy data breach that affected up to 1.2 million web hosts has expanded to six more web hosts serving customers worldwide. The six additional compromised web hosts are resellers of GoDaddy’s hosting services. The extent of the intrusion appears to be the same as with GoDaddy, with matching dates of...

GoDaddy security breach exposed WordPress data of 1.2 Mn users

Reuters reports: Web hosting company GoDaddy Inc said on Monday email addresses of up to 1.2 million active and inactive Managed WordPress customers had been exposed in an unauthorised third-party access. The company said the incident was discovered on November 17 and the third-party accessed the system using a compromised password. Read more on...