- Brazil's National Consumer Secretariat of the Ministry of Justice and Public Security issued a BRL 4 million fine against Banco Cetelem for improper use of personal data. The bank allegedly violated the Consumer Defense Code with insufficient oversight of third-party uses of personal information from its databases.
- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced First American Financial Corporation was fined $487,616 in relation to a cybersecurity lapse that exposed sensitive customer information in violation of Rule 13a-15(a) of the Securities Exchange Act. The vulnerability opened access to more than 800 million title and escrow document images of the sensitive personal data, dating back to 2003.
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