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Ruling Breaks New Ground For CGL Policy Data Breach Coverage Hackings

Peter Selvin of Ervin Cohen & Jessup writes: A recent case from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals breaks new ground on the question of whether a commercial general liability policy provides coverage for damages arising from a data breach caused by a third-party hacker. Landry’s Incorporated v. Insurance Company of the State of Pennsylvania,...

Beaumont Health notifies patients of Accellion breach

Friday, August 27, 2021 On February 5, 2021, Goodwin Procter LLP (“Goodwin”) notified Beaumont Health (“Beaumont”) of a security incident at Accellion, a third-party vendor whose File Transfer software was used by Goodwin for large file transfers on behalf of clients, including Beaumont. Goodwin received some personal and protected health information from Beaumont in...

Hackers Steal Data from Neuchâtel Cantonal Bank

FInews reports: There was a cyber attack on the Neuchâtel Cantonal Bank (BCN) at the beginning of August, spokeswoman Marie-Laure Chapatte, told the «AWP» news agency (in German), resulting in the potential theft of around 1,500 email addresses. Neither the banking infrastructure – such as the online banking platform – nor other sensitive systems were affected by...

Cream Finance loses $25 million in another security breach

Ibiam Wayas reports: For the second time in six months, popular decentralized lending protocol Cream Finance has suffered another attack due to a “reentrancy bug,” according to blockchain security and data analytics company, PeckShield. The protocol’s development team confirmed the incident on Twitter, noting that AMP tokens and Ether (ETH) were lost. Read more on Cryptopolitan.

CareATC notifies patients, employees, and dependents after discovering employee email accounts compromised

The following is a press release: TULSA, Okla., Aug. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — CareATC, Inc. (“CareATC”) recently discovered an incident that may have impacted the privacy of information related to certain patients, employees, and dependents of patients and employees. While CareATC is unaware of any attempted or actual misuse of information in relation to the incident, it is providing potentially...