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Morgan & Morgan is Investigating the FocusIT Mortgage Lender Customer Data Breach

Morgan & Morgan is Investigating the FocusIT Mortgage Lender Customer Data Breach

Morgan & Morgan’s data privacy attorneys are investigating the data breach announced by FocusIT, Inc. on September 28, 2022. FocusIT, based in Scottsdale, Arizona, is a third-party vendor hosting mortgage origination and loan processing software applications for banks and financial institutions

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  • Oct 3, 2022
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Ransomware Attacks Are On The Rise

In recent years, cyber-attacks have been increasingly more common and more dangerous as technology evolves and more companies rely on cloud-based databases to host users’ private information. However, some attacks are committed right under our noses in the form of emails, texts, and even social

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  • Sep 22, 2022
Capital One $190 Million Data Breach Settlement: Are You Eligible for a Payment? - data breach

Capital One $190 Million Data Breach Settlement: Are You Eligible for a Payment?

In March 2019, the banking company Capital One would fall victim to one of the largest financial security breaches in United States history. According to the report, a hacker was able to access the personal information of over 100 million Capital One customers and applicants while going undetected

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  • Aug 31, 2022
Morgan & Morgan is Investigating the Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital Network Data Breach Announced On or Around August 24, 2022 - medical data breach

Morgan & Morgan is Investigating the Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital Network Data Breach

Announced On or Around August 24, 2022 Morgan & Morgan’s industry-leading data privacy attorneys are investigating Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital Network (“NRHN”) regarding its recent data breach (which may be referred to as a “data event” or “data security incident”). The Northeast

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  • Aug 31, 2022
Everything You Need To Know About The Equifax Credit Score Glitch - credit report data

Everything You Need To Know About The Equifax Credit Score Glitch

Equifax Inc., the American multinational consumer credit reporting agency, maintains credit reports on over 200 million U.S. consumers and sells their information to lenders. The information in these files determines the consumers' credit scores. Their credit scores are among several factors

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  • Aug 3, 2022
Nintendo’s Old Hardware Poses Security Issues - Gameboy

Nintendo Threats Go Beyond Video Game Bad Guys – Old Hardware Poses Security Risks

A statement was recently released on the Japanese Nintendo’s website warning any fans who are using old hardware to stop all immediate use due to security issues.  The statement confirmed that using the breached hardware leaves consumers open to potentially being “illegally accessed from

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  • Aug 1, 2022
JPMorgan Gold Traders Cheat Scam — Have You Been Spoofed - man with gold bars

JPMorgan Gold Traders Cheat Scam — Have You Been Spoofed?

It emerged in the past couple of weeks that JP Morgan has been using “spoof” trades in the market in order to cheat traders and make more profits, as per the

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  • Jul 25, 2022
Experian Fails on Security: Now Hackers Can Change Your Email Address

Experian Fails on Security: Now Hackers Can Change Your Email Address

Recent complaints have alluded that credit bureau Experian’s weak website security has left some customers unable to access their accounts, which have allegedly been hijacked by hackers. The company denies that their negligence was the cause of these incidents, while victims say more could have

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  • Jul 18, 2022
Walmart Money Transfer Scam - Walmart Looked the Other Way

Walmart Money Transfer Scam - Walmart Looked the Other Way

News broke a couple of weeks ago that Walmart may have been complicit in the fraud of millions of dollars taken from US consumers, according to the

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  • Jul 7, 2022
How to Protect Your Social Media Accounts From Being Hacked - hacker

How to Protect Your Social Media Accounts From Being Hacked

A lot of us frequently use social media, and some people spend more time on it than others. But with the use of social media and the sharing of our important details and private information, there is the possibility of being targeted by hackers.  Popular social media platforms include

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  • Jun 20, 2022
6 Ways to Protect Yourself From Identity Theft

6 Ways to Protect Yourself From Identity Theft

Across the country, identity theft is becoming an increasingly frequent crime, especially near the end of the tax year. It’s vital that individuals take the appropriate measures to protect themselves from such a damaging situation. Identity theft can have a considerable impact on your life,

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  • May 12, 2022
Horizon Actuarial Data Breach - Personal files in a drawer

Horizon Actuarial Data Breach

In November 2021, Horizon Actuarial Services, LLC was the subject of a data breach that exposed the personal information of approximately 194,195 clients. Names, addresses, Social Security numbers, and healthcare plan information were included in the breach, and Horizon only discovered the brief

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  • May 11, 2022
Private Medicare Wrongful Denial of Insurance Claims - medicare forms

Private Medicare Wrongful Denial of Insurance Claims

Health insurance is there to protect us in our times of greatest need. If you suffer an injury that’s covered by your insurance plan, you should be able to rest assured knowing that treatment won’t break the bank and that you’ll be on the road to recovery soon enough. In spite of the legally

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  • May 9, 2022
Data Breaches & Cryptocurrency: Are You at Risk? - crypto board

Data Breaches & Cryptocurrency: Are You at Risk?

Our increased reliance on online business transactions has made it easier than ever for malicious cyber actors to infiltrate an organization’s network and steal sensitive information. Your personal information, such as your name, birthday, and other identifying data, can be used against you in a

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  • May 9, 2022
Common Scams to Avoid - person on the phone

Common Scams to Avoid

In our day to day lives, scams are all around us, with scammers ready to pounce on unsuspecting victims. Scams happen in a variety of ways, from receiving letters, texts, calls, or emails, and always with an intent to steal something from us, including our hard earned money. More often than not

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  • Apr 21, 2022