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USAA Must Face Lawsuit Over Driver’s License Disclosures

Samantha Hawkins reports: United Services Automobile Association must face claims that it disclosed individuals’ driver’s license numbers to cybercriminals, after a federal judge in Manhattan refused to dismiss the suit. Vincent Doland and Christine Mapes sued the insurance company under the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act and New York State General Business Law, claiming that cybercriminals...

UK: Around 5,000 Dorset hospital patient images deleted

Andrew Goldman reports: Thousands of radiology images, including breast screenings, of Dorset patients have been accidentally deleted. University Hospitals Dorset (UHD) has insisted implications to patients are “very low” after the Echo discovered approximately 5,000 health images taken during a period in 2019 were wiped during a routine archive process. Images lost include 214...

When 2+2 = OMG: Two hospitals, two breaches each, both discovered in same month.

 Conifer Revenue Cycle Solutions provided notice on Friday concerning a breach on January 20, 2022, when an unauthorized individual accessed a Microsoft Office 365-hosted business email account. Conifer discovered the breach on April 14, 2022. The email account is separate from Conifer’s internal network and systems, which were not impacted. But the compromise enabled...

Bits ‘n Pieces (Trozos y Piezas)

Mexico –  Quintana Roo Police officers arrested on Wednesday a man identified as Levis “N.”  He is suspected of stealing bank data and credit cards from users at ATMs in Cancun. Read more at RadioFormulaQR. But that is not the only news out of that area of note. Mexico – Judicial Poder of Quintana...

Finland’s parliament hit with cyberattack following US move to admit the country to NATO

Ines Kagubare reports: Finland’s parliament website was temporarily down on Tuesday following a cyberattack that coincided with President Biden’s move to admit the Nordic country to NATO. The Finnish parliament said in a statement on Twitter that a denial-of-service attack hit the parliament’s external websites at around 2:30 p.m. local time. Read more at The Hill.

More class action settlements and suits, Friday morning edition

PCS Revenue Control Systems data breach $1.135M class action settlement PCS Revenue Control Systems agreed to pay $1.135 million to resolve claims it failed to protect consumers from a data breach. The settlement benefits consumers whose personal information was compromised in a PCS Revenue Control Systems data breach between May 19, 2017, and Dec....