GDPR Services report 5 Private Data breaches
– Week 35, 2019 –
This is a curated list about last week’s latest news from by our GDPR Services. Be informed about the latest 5 Private Data breaches, identified and reported publicly during Week 35, 2019.
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- More Than 20 Data Breaches Reported Per Day in First Half of 2019
- If data breach reports evoke a sense of déjà vu these days, it’s only because breaches have almost unfailingly kept increasing in number and becoming bigger in scope quarter after quarter, year in and year out. However, the raw numbers do not always tell the full story. But incidents involving SSNs, addresses, birth dates were smaller than in previous years.
- OTP’s Bulgarian unit fined for data breach affecting over 33,000 clients
- The personal data watchdog said the full names, addresses, copies of ID cards as well as bank account numbers and property deed data of 33,492 people who have taken loans from the bank had been improperly disclosed and accessed by third parties. Personal data of loan guarantors, spouses and contracting parties that were part of over 23,000 loan dossiers had also been breached. Bulgaria’s DSK Bank, a unit of Hungary’s OTP Group, has been fined 1 million levs for a data breach that afffected over 33,000 clients
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- Lyons Companies issues warning regarding potential data breach
- On March 12, 2019, the Wilmington, DE-based brokerage detected “unusual activity” in an employee email account. Lyons then immediately took steps to respond, and launched an investigation into the unauthorized access, which involved working with third-party forensic experts. Lyons Companies has issued a notice warning its clients that it has been the target of a potential data breach.
- Aussie banks warn customers after fresh PayID data breach
- Banks have started warning customers of a fresh data breach involving PayID records that was reported to new payments platform overseer NPP Australia late Friday. NPP Australia said that an undisclosed number of PayID records “and associated data in the Addressing Service were exposed by a vulnerability in one of the financial institutions sponsored into the NPP by Cuscal Limited.” ‘Client-side technical issue’ blamed for latest disclosure.
- Delta Air Lines Sues AI Vendor Over 2017 Breach Exposing Info on 825K
- After information on 825,000 Delta Airlines customers was exposed and potentially stolen by at least one hacker in 2017, the airline has filed suit against chatbot vendor 7.ai, claiming poor security led to the breach. Delta also took aim at the vendor for waiting nearly six months to disclose the breach, according to the suit.