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The Butlins data breach incident

Posted by Matthew on January 18, 2019 in the following categories: Claims Cybersecurity Group Action Hacking News and tagged with | | | |

data theft risks

The Butlins data breach incident was one of many that hit the UK in 2018. As holidays are getting booked up in the post-Christmas period, data security may well be a concern for some.

We know from the recent Marriott data breach that passport data was compromised. The data that’s collected as part of booking holidays can be private and sensitive, and could leave victims at risk of fraudulent activity.

In the Butlins data breach of last year, it was personal information that appeared to have been exposed.

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Marriott data breach compensation

Posted by Matthew on January 02, 2019 in the following categories: Cybersecurity Data Group Action Hacking News Latest and tagged with | | | |

hotel breaches

If you’ve yet to sign-up to claim Marriott data breach compensation, you can contact our team for help and advice today.

Some 500m people have been affected by the monumental Marriott data breach that was revealed at the end of 2018. Private and sensitive data has been exposed on a database Marriott’s Starwood reservation customers. The data appears to have been exposed since 2014.

Data compromised in the breach includes personal information, contact information and payment card data. This was yet another serious incident, and any victim who is eligible to claim Marriott data breach compensation can sign-up with us today.

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The NASA data breach

Posted by Matthew on December 28, 2018 in the following categories: Cybersecurity Employee Data Breach Hacking News Latest Security and tagged with | | | | | |

data leak and data breach compensation

The NASA data breach is a worrying one. An agency as prolific as NASA has been hit by a cyberattack. It makes us wonder – as we often do – is anyone really safe?

Our Data Leak Lawyers are involved in over 20 different data breach actions. These range from the Equifax data breach of 2017, to the British Airways data breach of this year. These are huge hacks that affected large organisations. Each time a new one comes along, we’re a mix of surprised and unsurprised that it has happened. On the one hand, these breaches are happening all the time, but on the other, the big-name breaches are worrying.

Surely there should never be such a thing as a NASA data breach. Yet it has happened…

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iPhone app data breaches and hacks

Posted by Matthew on December 20, 2018 in the following categories: Claims Group Action Hacking News Mobile Data Security and tagged with | | | | | | |

phone data

iPhone app data breaches, leaks and hacks are on the rise as much as then use of apps continues to rise in everyday society.

Many people just assume that data on apps and phones is secure. Recent investigations and data breach incidents have told us a totally different story about the security of apps on phones.

People have a lot of reasons to worry. There have been a number of apps that have been comprised through poor security. Potentially millions of people are putting their private and sensitive data at risk every day.

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Cathay Pacific Data Breach Compensation

Posted by Matthew on December 17, 2018 in the following categories: Claims Group Action and tagged with | |

British Airways data breach

Are you eligible to make a claim for Cathay Pacific data breach compensation? As expert data claims lawyers, we can help you.

The Cathay Pacific data breach is similar to the British Airways data breach action we’ve launched. It’s another case of a serious airliner breach, and it has affected millions of people around the world.

The Data Leak Lawyers are already representing victims claiming in over 20 different data breach actions. Our specialism and focus is on data breach class action cases. If you’ve been affected by the Cathay Pacific breach, we can help you.

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Victims of Amazon data breach should take precautions

Posted by Matthew on December 11, 2018 in the following categories: Cybersecurity Data Latest Retail Scammers Technology and tagged with | | | | | | |

fingerprint access

An Amazon data breach incident took place in the lead up to the big Black Friday sales a few weeks ago.

The incident reportedly stemmed from a technical problem.

In the data protection breach, customer names and email addresses were inadvertently posted on the company’s website. They were removed upon discovery of the error, and customers affected by the data breach have been informed.

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is said to be looking into the situation.

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Marriott data breach legal advice

Posted by Matthew on December 10, 2018 in the following categories: Cybersecurity GDPR Group Action and tagged with | | | | | |

hotel breaches

If you need legal advice about the Marriott data breach, we can help. This is another huge breach that has led to private and sensitive data being exposed.

This has to be 2018’s mega breach. Although we thought the British Airways one was the breach to set the bar, this one is obscene in terms of data breached and the timeframe. Some 500 million customers whose data was on Marriott’s Starwood reservation database has been comprised since 2014. Anyone with data on the system up until 10th September 2018 may be affected.

If you’ve received notification that you’re a victim of the Marriott data breach and you’re based in England or Wales, we can help.

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The big Facebook GDPR questions

Posted by Matthew on December 03, 2018 in the following categories: GDPR and tagged with | | |

Facebook

It seems highly likely there will be some form of Facebook GDPR fine coming at some time. The recent data breaches cannot go unpunished.

As data breaches and our rights to privacy continue to grow in importance, people want to know how GDPR will be there to protect us. With the massive Facebook data breach that took place in September fresh in our minds, people want to know what kind of Facebook GDPR fine may be issued.

Facebook could find themselves as the marker in Europe for how far the new GDPR will go. Although it isn’t the first company to have been at the centre of a data breach since the rule change in May, it could be the biggest.

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Have you suffered a Bexley Council data breach?

Posted by Matthew on November 27, 2018 in the following categories: Claims Council and tagged with | | | |

data protection worries

If you’ve suffered from a Bexley Council data breach, you may not be alone. According to recent information, they’ve suffered a spate of breaches lately.

A Freedom of Information (FOI) request has revealed a huge increase in the number of Bexley council data breach incidents taking place. Local authority data breaches are a common type of claim we often deal with. With the public sector often responsible for large volumes of data breaches, we’re not surprised by the recent revelations.

If you’ve been affected by a council data protection incident, you may be entitled to claim for data breach compensation.

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Have you been affected by a Basingstoke council data breach?

Posted by Matthew on November 15, 2018 in the following categories: Claims Council and tagged with | | |

If you have been affected by a Basingstoke Council data breach, we can help you with a claim for data protection compensation.

According to recent news coverage, there may have been a few Basingstoke Council data breach incidents of late. There are said to be a number of councillors who are at the centre of complaints proceedings over data breaches. A number of complaints may still be outstanding which, given the strength of GDPR, could be a problems itself.

If you have been affected by a Basingstoke Council data breach, or any data breach by a local authority, we can help you.

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