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Accellion Settles Data-breach Class Action for $8.1M

Accellion has agreed to pay $8.1 million to settle a class action stemming from a December 2020 data breach, according to papers filed in federal court. So reports BankInfoSecurity.


Oscar Health Warns of Data Breach Involving Member Info

Oscar Health has begun notifying its members of a data breach involving their personal information. So reports Becker’s Hospital Review.


FlexBooker Data Breach Hits 3.7M Accounts  

FlexBooker, a provider of appointment scheduling services, has disclosed a data breach affecting 3.7 million accounts. So reports Bleeping Computer.


California Town’s Data Breach Exposes Police and Lending Records  

Grass Valley, Calif., has confirmed a wide-ranging data breach that affects anyone who had their details provided to the local police department as well as anyone who applied for a loan with the town’s loan department. So reports ZDNet.


Meta Falls Under Regulatory Scrutiny Over Child Privacy with Oculus  

Meta has come under the UK data watchdog’s crosshairs amid public criticisms that its Oculus Quest 2 device might breach British child-safety rules. So reports The Guardian.


Panasonic Admits Breach of Job Candidate Data in Cyberattack  

Panasonic has acknowledged that the personal data of job candidates and interns was stolen by hackers in a previously disclosed cyberattack. So reports TechCrunch.


Pac NW Chain McMenamins Loses Operations to Ransomware Attack  

McMenamins, a family-run dining and hospital chain in the Pacific Northwest, has been forced to shut down some operations due to a ransomware attack. So reports ThreatPost.


UScellular Billing-system Hack Compromises Customer Data  

UScellular has begun notifying about 400 affected customers that a hack of the mobile carrier’s billing system in December 2021 resulted in a data breach. So reports Bleeping Computer.


Florida Health System Suffers Data Breach Affecting 1.3 Million  

The Broward Health hospital system in Florida has warned more than 1.3 million patients and staff members of a data breach involving their personal information. So reports the HIPAA Journal.


Morgan Stanley Settles Data-breach Lawsuit for $60M

Morgan Stanley has inked a $60 million settlement with about 15 million customers who claimed the firm twice failed to properly safeguard their personal information when it decommissioned data centers and computer systems. So reports Reuters.


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