GDPR Services report 10 Private Data breaches
– Week 30, 2019 –
This is a curated list about last week’s latest news from by our GDPR Services. Be informed about the latest 10 Private Data breaches, identified and reported publicly during Week 30, 2019.
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- Man arrested over UK’s Lancaster University data breach hack allegations
- Cops have cuffed a 25-year-old man from Bradford on suspicion of committing Computer Misuse Act crimes after Lancaster University suffered a data breach affecting more than 12,000 students and applicants. 25-year-old Bradfordian cuffed by NCA over ’20k’ records breach
- UPDATE: 8 More Providers Added to AMCA Data Breach Victims
- Eight covered entities have been added to the victim tally of the massive American Medical Collection Agency breach, which has now claimed a total of up to 25 million breached patient records. Austin Pathology Associates became the third provider within a week to report its patient records were breached during the eight-month hack on the billing services vendor. Shortly after, seven more covered entities reported they too were impacted: Natera, American Esoteric Laboratories, CBLPath, South Texas Dermatopathology, Seacoast Pathology, Arizona Dermatopathology, and Laboratory of Dermatopathology ADX. and Austin Pathology Associates Notifies Patients of Data Security Incident
- Man Accused Of Hacking Bulgaria’s Tax Agency Is Released And Given Lesser Charges
- A cybersecurity expert accused of hacking the data of more than 5 million Bulgarian taxpayers was released by police Wednesday after his charges were downgraded. Kristian Boykov, a 20-year-old Bulgarian cybersecurity worker, was arrested in Bulgaria’s capital Sofia last week in connection to the breach.
- SOFIA (Reuters) – Prosecutors have charged two workers at a cyber security company with terrorism as part of an investigation into Bulgaria’s biggest-ever data breach
- Georgi Yankov, a manager at the company Tad Group, has been charged and released from custody, Georgi Stefanov said. Earlier charges of crime against information systems against Kristian Boykov, a 20-year-old cyber security worker at the same company, have been changed to terrorism, he added. Both deny wrongdoing, Stefanov said. Prosecutors were not immediately available for comment. Two charged with terrorism over Bulgaria’s biggest data breach: lawyer
- India’s Jana Bank Left KYC Customer Data Exposed
- Jana Bank, based in Bengaluru, was one of 10 financial institutions approved in-principle by the Reserve Bank of India in 2015 to establish as a so-called small finance bank — a bank that provides basic services for consumers and small businesses, including accounts and deposit acceptance, small business lending, and financial services to farmers and other micro industries. A so-called “small finance” bank in India has reportedly left sensitive data on 2.6 million of its customers exposed without password protection, according to Security Discovery reports this week.