Legal help for data breach compensation claims

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HaveIBeenPwned and increase in hacks and incidents

new report uncovers councils lack of cybersecurity systems

The HaveIBeenPwned platform watches for breaches and can be used to check email addresses to see if an account linked to that email has been compromised in a data breach.

Over the last few months, HaveIBeenPwned has reported huge numbers of data breaches involving millions of records. This can highlight just how frequently these serious breaches are taking place, which is bad for us all.

Data breaches are becoming an increasing threat in society, particularly with the way 2020 evolved with a huge increase in people working from home due to the coronavirus pandemic. Your Lawyers (T/a The Data Leak Lawyers) are experts in the field of data breach law as a leading firm of compensation experts, and we are always keen to help victims of data breaches and fight for the justice that they deserve. We have helped thousands of victims claim millions in damages, and we may be able to help you too.

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A data breach at Christmas: never suffer in silence

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Suffering the impact of a data breach at Christmas is something we are used to helping people with on a No Win, No Fee basis.

This is the time of year when data breach numbers can increase as more people go online to spend in time for the big day. With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, more of our shopping is now online anyway, and the dangers of breaches, leaks and hacks are evident.

If you suffer from a data breach, you should never suffer in silence. Here is how we can help you.

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Sandicliffe car dealership data breach

Sandicliffe car dealership data breach

It has been reported that the Sandicliffe car dealership data breach occurred earlier this year in February and could possibly affect hundreds or thousands of people.

The data breach stemmed from a cyberattack that was a result of a phishing scam and it is currently unknown exactly how many people could have been affected. Information exposed could include personal and sensitive data such as financial information and medical details.

As a leading firm of data breach compensation specialists fighting for justice for thousands of victims in over 50 group and multi-party actions, we are offering No Win, No Fee legal support for anyone affected by the cyberattack.

If you have been affected by this breach, speak to a member of our team today for free and no-obligation advice here.

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Flagship Group cyberattack announced

Flagship Group cyberattack

The Flagship Group cyberattack is still causing problems for the Norwich-based housing company with many of their systems and services still offline.

According to the company, they were hit by a major cyberattack on the 1st November, which took many of their systems offline and reduced their available services. To prevent further issues worsening, Flagship Group has taken further systems down, and it is understood that some systems have now been inaccessible for the week.

The BBC says that Flagship Homes own and manage 31,000 homes in England and employ over 1,200 people in their repairs, facilities, heating and maintenance departments. The numbers in terms of anyone who may be affected by the data breach are currently unknown, but these figures could mean that a substantial volume of information is at risk of exposure.

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Hackney Council Data Breach

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On the 13th October 2020, Hackney Council suffered what could be a serious cyberattack that has reportedly affected systems and services for residents.

Data breaches such as this one can be extremely serious for any victims involved, and it could leave them vulnerable to cyber scams. If it is the case that personal and private information has been exposed, victims need to be wary and they need to know that they could be eligible to claim compensation.

Without knowing the exact information involved in the breach, we do not yet know the severity of the attack. We have represented claimants for similar breaches as a leading firm of data breach lawyers. We represent thousands of clients having launched over 45 group and multi-party data actions, including infamous ones such as the 2018 BA data breach event and the big 2017 Equifax cyberattack.

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Cybersecurity month: importance of protection and legal representation

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This October marks the 8th year of the European Cybersecurity Month (ECSM), and it is an important thing to mark as a leading firm of data breach compensation lawyers.

Starting in 2012, the event brings together parties across Europe to unite against cyber threats and dangers. It is important to know how to protect yourself online against cyber criminals and hackers, and it is also important to know where to turn to in the event that you have been the victim of a breach.

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What can you do about passwords found on the dark web?

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As growing numbers of cyberattacks plague the UK and the rest of the world, more and more people are suffering due to passwords found on the dark web.

The dark web consists of areas of the world wide web that are usually accessible with the use of specific software or authorisations. It is where hackers can sell information that has been hacked, and where criminals can go to find information to exploit.

If one or more of your passwords has been found to have been breached, what can you do about it?

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Fraud from cyberattacks – legal right to compensation

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You could be legally owed thousands of pounds in data breach compensation for fraud from cyberattacks, even if you have not lost any money at all.

The law is on your side, and you could be entitled to claim thousands of pounds in damages for any distress caused as a result of fraud, or the threat of fraud, from an attack. As a leading firm of data law experts, we can represent you for a case, and we may be able to do so on a No Win, No Fee basis.

Read on for more advice.

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Cloud technology data breaches – claims for compensation

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We can represent victims of cloud technology data breaches, with eligible clients being able to benefit from our No Win, No Fee legal representation.

As the world continues to become more and more digitalised and cloud-based, we expect more breaches of this nature to happen. One small security flaw could do substantial damage and lead to the information for thousands or millions being compromised, which is why this is an important matter to address.

As a leading firm of data breach compensation experts, our job is to make sure that the victims of data breaches have a voice for justice, and that organisations are held to account.

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Stolen data breach compensation claims

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We can represent victims for stolen data breach compensation claims, and you could be eligible to benefit from our No Win, No Fee representation.

We can give you an insight into whether you could be eligible to claim compensation if this has happened to you. We can also briefly advise about what you can claim for, and how we approach the damages you could be entitled to receive.

Our experienced team is here and ready to provide you with free and no-obligation advice – please don’t hesitate to contact us today.

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