Tennessee: New state law to protect entities under cyber attack from class action suits amid Ascension Health hack

Another healthcare system is under a cyber attack, and while it’s unclear what, if any information has been accessed, a soon-to-be law will prevent those whose information may have been exposed from filing a class action lawsuit against entities that Read More …

Prudential Financial February incident exposed data of nearly 37K customers

Prudential Financial disclosed that 36,545 individuals had personal information stolen in an early February breach that was claimed by ALPHV/BlackCat, the group also responsible for the Change Healthcare ransomware attack. In a letter to consumers March 29, the large insurance Read More …

Insurance giant Fidelity hit by data breach

Sensitive information belonging to tens of thousands of Fidelity Investments Life Insurance customers was stolen, reportedly thanks to a supply chain attack that happened in 2023. The insurance giant has filed a data breach notification with the Maine attorney general’s Read More …

Prudential reveals it was hit by data breach

Hackers were able to break into one of the largest life insurance companies in the United States and stole sensitive employee and contractor data. Prudential Financial has filed an 8-K form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) detailing Read More …

Data of 33 million people in France stolen in its largest ever cyberattack

Over 33 million people in France – nearly half of its population – have been impacted by the country’s biggest-ever cyberattack. Two French service providers for medical insurance companies were targetted, with the companies admitting that millions of people’s data Read More …

US insurance giant First American confirms it was hit by a ransomware attack

First American, one of the largest insurance companies in the United States, has confirmed the cyber-incident it suffered in late December 2023 was indeed a ransomware attack. The company filed an updated 8-K form with the Securities and Exchange Commission Read More …

Cyberattack forces First American to take some IT systems offline

First American, one of the largest insurance companies in the United States, suffered a malware attack that forced the company to shut some of its systems down, including its website. At press time, the official website firstam.com was still offline, Read More …

Ransomware ‘catastrophe’ at Fidelity National Financial causes panic with homeowners and buyers

Last Tuesday, Fidelity National Financial, or FNF, a real estate services company that bills itself as the “leading provider of title insurance and escrow services, and North America’s largest title insurance company,” announced that it had experienced a cyberattack. Since Read More …

Thailand: Trio arrested for alleged involvement in major data breach

A trio, consisting of an insurance broker, a programmer, and a Facebook page administrator, has been apprehended for their alleged involvement in a significant data breach operation. They stand accused of compromising and subsequently selling the personal data of over Read More …