Legal help for data breach compensation claims

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Compensation for e-skimming fraud and data theft

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You could be entitled to claim compensation for e-skimming fraud and data theft events with our team on a No Win, No Fee basis today.

This kind of cyberattack is a growing problem and we expect to see more events of its kind take place over the coming months and years. Some of the over 45 group and multi-party actions that we’re involved with involve such events as well.

As a leading firm of data breach and consumer action lawyers, we represent thousands of clients for cases and we may be able to help you too.

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When passwords are exposed in cyberattacks: advice

passwords are exposed in cyberattacks

When passwords are exposed in cyberattacks, victims can be entitled to make a claim for data breach compensation with us on a No Win, No Fee basis.

As a leading firm of data breach and consumer action specialists, we represent thousands of people for individual and group action cases. Many of those have had personal information exposed as a direct result of a cyberattack, which has involved exposed credentials. People have legal rights that are enshrined in law, and you could be entitled to claim damages if this has happened to you.

Data breach compensation amounts can be based on the extent of any distress and any impact on you. There are also some key steps to take to protect yourself as well.

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Interserve data breach

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The Interserve data breach is said to involve around 100,000 people after a cyberattack resulted in access to a human resources database.

Personal and sensitive data looks to have been exposed. Anyone affected by the breach may be entitled to claim data breach compensation, and our team can offer you free, no-obligation advice. We are taking cases forward on a No Win, No Fee basis and, if the breach was preventable, victims could be eligible for damages.

As a leading firm of consumer action and data breach compensation specialists representing thousands of people for cases in this niche and complex area of law, we are here for you.

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Boots Advantage Card and Tesco Clubcard customers targeted by hackers

We’re only in March, and we’ve already seen LOQBOX hacked, MGM breached, and Travelex held to ransom this year. Now, Boots Advantage Card and Tesco Clubcard customers have been targeted by hackers too.

Warnings have been issued by both retailers, and Boots has suspended people being able to use loyalty points for payments. Around 600,000 Tesco Clubcard customers are thought to have been targeted, and it may be the same hackers behind the attacks.

It’s important to point out that neither Boots nor Tesco’s systems have been compromised, according to their communication. This appears to be a case of hackers using information stolen from separate hacks to then try and break into Boots and Tesco customer accounts. This is precisely why we point out that even small attacks can lead to wider problems, and why people should never use the same login credentials across multiple platforms.

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Travelex cyberattack leaves customers frustrated

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The Travelex cyberattack has left customers frustrated as hackers have locked down their systems and are holding the company to ransom.

We’re taking legal action for the previous Travelex incident, which stemmed from a leak of customer data. As an expert consumer law firm that specialises in data breach compensation, we’ve spoken to the media about this incident and aired our concerns that we’re seeing yet another cyberattack incident taking place; this being one of many that have hit various businesses over the last few years.

This hack may lead to customer information being leaked or sold on for money, so there’s every reason for customers to be concerned; despite assurances from Travelex.

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Fraudsters targeting first-time buyers

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According to credit-reference agency Experian, there are increasing incidents of fraudsters targeting first-time buyers, and some of it can be related to data breaches.

As a firm of expert data breach compensation lawyers, this news doesn’t come as a surprise to us at all. First-time buyers can be vulnerable to the kinds of tricks and scams that criminals can pull off, particularly because of being thrown into the world of owning a home for the first time. Criminals could pose as a number of organisations or parties, and they could use information from data breaches to convince people that they’re the real deal.

This kind of problem demonstrates how bad a simple data breach can actually be for a victim when criminals use even small bits of seemingly “harmless” data that has been exposed in a breach to do serious damage.

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Cyber-attack compensation claims advice

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You can be eligible to make a claim for cyber-attack compensation if your data has been exposed as a result of a hack.

Ultimately, the law is clear in terms of the responsibility organisations have to safeguard the data that they store and process. It’s their job to ensure that they have proper cybersecurity in place to prevent a breach incident taking place, and if they fail to do so, victims are well within their rights to justice.

A lot of the group actions and multi-party legal cases we’re involved in have stemmed from cyber-attacks. This includes some of the big-name examples like British Airways, Equifax and Ticketmaster.

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Huge risks of online streaming data breach incidents

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There can be huge risks when it comes to online streaming data breach incidents, with research showing that they’re one of the biggest targets for cybercriminals.

And it makes sense as to why they’re a huge target as well. Not only could they gain financial information from your account, but they could also use your account for pirating as well.

Online streaming is growing and growing in popularity, so there’s no way that it will be left behind when it comes to targets for cybercriminals and hackers. It can be so easy for accounts to be breached, so you need to make sure to do all you can to protect yourself. And know your rights when it’s not your fault!

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Questions over the Dell data breach

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There are questions that remain unanswered following the Dell data breach incident that took place last month.

It’s still not fully clear as to whether any data was taken. If it was, whose data was exposed, and how much of it was exposed? It has been suggested that all Dell customers ought to change their password just in case, and they should also remain vigilant. The data breach activity that was detected in November identified an attempt to steal customer information. All that’s known is that it’s possible some data was taken.

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Worries over numerous Facebook data breach incidents

A number of individuals have contacted us with concerns about the Facebook data breach incidents that have come to light.

If you’ve been affected by a Facebook data breach, our team may be able to help with a claim for compensation.

From the recent private messages hack, to the infamous Cambridge Analytica data breach, Facebook appears to have a lot to answer for. If you’ve been affected by a data breach as a Facebook user, you may be entitled to damages. You should contact our team for help and advice today. It’s no-obligation, and No Win, No Fee representation.

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