California health care provider faces lawsuit over data breach

(May 13, 2022) A class-action lawsuit against Partnership HealthPlan of California claims the health care provider failed to protect sensitive user data and properly disclo... Read More

Breach compromises data of 95K IKEA Canada customers

(May 13, 2022) IKEA Canada says a data breach compromised the personal information of approximately 95,000 customers, CTV News Toronto reports. IKEA said some customers’ pe... Read More

New Zealand travel company announces data breach affecting thousands of users

(May 12, 2022) A New Zealand travel tour company announced hackers stole personal information of customers from its website used between 2003 and 2018, Radio New Zealand re... Read More

Ransomware attacks lead to national emergency in Costa Rica

(May 9, 2022) In the wake of cyberattacks targeting Read More

¿Es posible para el Ministerio de Hacienda pagar un rescate por el ataque sufrido?

(May 3, 2022) El Ministerio de Hacienda de Costa Rica sufrió un ataque informático realizado por el grupo criminal Conti. Logró bloquear el acceso a los sistemas y actualm... Read More

Hackeo de Mercado Libre fue peor de lo previsto

(May 3, 2022) El 6 de marzo de 2022, Mercado Libre, uno de los más importantes proveedores de comercio electrónico en México, sufrió una vulneración de seguridad, la cual,... Read More

Kansas hospital data breach affects 52,000 people

(Apr 29, 2022) Emporia, Kansas’ Newman Regional Health had its email accounts compromised, which resulted in a nearly year-long data breach, InfoSecurity reports. The breac... Read More

Notes from the Asia-Pacific region, 29 April 2022

(Apr 28, 2022) Hello and Namaste from India! I am still catching up on all the goings-on from the IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2022 in Washington, D.C., two weeks ago... Read More

Breach compromises data of UK army recruits

(Apr 28, 2022) A data breach compromised personal data of more than 100 U.K. army recruits and shut down the army’s online recruitment portal for more than a month, InfoSec... Read More

Russian ransomware group claims to publish Costa Rican government data on dark web

(Apr 27, 2022) A Russian-linked ransomware group stole more than a terabyte of Costa Rican government data, Tech Monitor reports. Conti took credit for the attack, which ta... Read More