Consumer Protection

D.C. Amends Data Breach Notification Law

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In March, the Council of Washington D.C. signed into law the Security Breach Protection Amendment Act of 2019. An amendment to D.C.’s existing data breach law, this act broadens consumer protections in the event of a data breach event. For instance, the act expands the definition of “personal information” in relation to the data compromised […]

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ExecuPharm Data Breach Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod is currently investigating pharmaceutical firm ExecuPharm for failure to adequately safeguard employees’ private information, resulting in a data breach. On March 13th, an unknown third party deployed ransomware to ExecuPharm’s IT systems, seeking to extract payment in return for an encryption key. As part of the cyberattack, ExecuPharm employees were sent phishing […]

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UPMC Altoona Data Breach Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Altoona for failure to adequately safeguard patient information, resulting in a data breach. On February 13th, UPMC Altoona Regional Health Services detected a phishing attack, from which an unsanctioned third party gained access to an email account belonging to one of […]

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Brandywine Urology Data Breach Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Brandywine Urology Consultants for failure to adequately safeguard patients’ Protected Health Information (PHI), resulting in a data breach. The healthcare provider discovered a ransomware infection in their network on January 27th, and claimed to immediately isolate and neutralize the intrusion. While a later investigation into the attack seemed […]

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Beaumont Health Data Breach Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Beaumont Health for failure to adequately safeguard patient information, resulting in a data breach. Various Beaumont patients fell victim to a phishing scam that dates back nearly a year, which resulted in exposure of patient information to potentially malicious actors. The information shared includes names, dates of birth, […]

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Hartford Healthcare Data Breach Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Hartford Healthcare for failure to adequately safeguard patient information, resulting in a data breach. Forensic investigators found that, from February 13th through 14th, an unsanctioned third party gained access to two employee email accounts via a phishing attack. At least one of the accounts accessed included private information […]

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SlickWraps Data Breach Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating consumer electronics accessory producer SlickWraps for failure to safeguard customer data, resulting in a data breach. On February 21, many SlickWraps customers received a hacked email from the company, in which an anonymous third-party, who had gained control of the company’s email account, informed recipients of SlickWraps’ security […]