Under Armour announced massive data breach, which affects 150 million consumers. Have you been a victim of identity theft? Contact us for a free case review.
JASON'S DELI ANNOUNCES DATA BREACH According to Patch.com, the restaurant chain announced today that it received notice from payment processors that Jason's Deli customers had "a large quantity of payment card information for sale on the "dark web'". At this time, it is unknown how many stores or customers are included or affected by the … Continue reading BREAKING ID THEFT NEWS – JASON’S DELI ANNOUNCES DATA BREACH
Wendy's launches investigation into data breach after customers complain of fraudulent charges on credit and debit cards.
CHS Data Breach Puts Patients At Risk for ID Theft in Georgia, New Jersey, South Carolina and Tennessee Community Health Systems (CHS) was the target of at least two cyber attacks originating from China in April and June of 2014. The Tennessee-based healthcare organization, which owns, operates, and leases almost 200 hospitals across 29 different states1, confirmed that confidential, … Continue reading COMMUNITY HEALTH SYSTEMS (CHS) DATA BREACH EXPOSES MILLIONS OF PATIENTS’ PERSONAL IDENTIFYING INFORMATION (PII)
Millions of consumers become identity theft victims every year. Last year alone, 40 million consumers became identity theft victims of the Target data breach. What is the cost of identity theft? Banks incur costs for closing and opening new accounts and issuing new debit or credit cards. According to the Credit Union National Association, the … Continue reading WHAT IS THE COST OF ID THEFT?
What is a security freeze on my credit file? A security freeze on your credit file prevents creditors, employers and insurance companies from obtaining your credit file. The security freeze protects consumers' privacy and helps to ensure new credit accounts are not opened in their name and without their knowledge. Identity theft victims may place a security … Continue reading WHAT IS A SECURITY FREEZE ON MY CREDIT FILE?
Our firm represents the victims of data breaches and data losses. Personal identifying information is a commodity. Your personal information can be sold just like illegal drugs on the street. Companies and government agencies have a duty to protect your personal identifying information. If your personal information is taken or lost, you may be at … Continue reading DATA BREACH & DATA LOSS NEWS – TOP STORIES
The Center for Identity Theft at the University of Texas recently held a conference on identity theft. Over 10 million consumers a year become victims of identity theft. Children are also at risk for identity theft. An estimated 1 million children become identity theft victims every year. From the cradle to the grave – studies … Continue reading UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS IDENTITY THEFT CONFERENCE
Former Nortel CEO Frank Dunn, now being tried for fraud, was among several senior company managers who were aware of a long-standing data breach into Nortel's computers systems, but chose to do nothing. According to reports in the Wall Street Journal, former Nortel employee Brian Shields led an investigation and discovered the breach, but was … Continue reading NORTEL DATA BREACH – CEO CHARGED WITH FRAUD
Current and former employees of Regions Bank are being mailed data loss notification letters concerning a recent data loss. According to the data loss notification letters from Regions Bank and Ernst & Young, a jump drive containing Regions' 401K participants' personal identifying information was lost in the mail. The jump drive was purportedly encrypted, but … Continue reading REGIONS BANK 401K PARTICIPANTS AT RISK FOR ID THEFT – ERNST & YOUNG LOSES JUMP DRIVE