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Eight more covered entities reveal they were impacted by AMCA breach

In the past few days, eight more entities have revealed that their patients were impacted by the American Medical Collection Agency (Retrieval Masters) data breach that results in AMCA filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. You can find the names of the eight entities and the numbers affected in this post. Prior to this...

GA: Henry County networks still offline five days after malware attack

Leon Stafford reports: Henry County’s computer system remained down early Monday, five days after malware is suspected to have been planted in the south metro community’s network. Websites for various departments such as state court, tax assessor and board of commissioners continued Monday to be inaccessible. Public safety such as police and fire were...

Equifax Reaches $1.4 Billion Data Breach Settlement in Consumer Class Action; Also Agrees to Pay $575 Million as Part of Settlement with FTC, CFPB, and States Related to 2017 Data Breach

R. Robin McDonald reports: Equifax has agreed to pay at least $1.4 billion to settle multidistrict litigation brought on behalf of 147 million consumers, and pay millions more to resolve civil complaints brought by the federal government and multiple state attorneys general over its massive 2017 data breach. Monday’s notice of the proposed settlement, detailed...