The Mumsnet data breach is said to have affected dozens of accounts after a software change resulted in the exposure of some users’ personal information.
Users who logged into their account during the breach period may have been able to see the account information for other users, and vice-versa. Mumsnet has reported themselves to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and has reversed the software alteration and logged all users out of their accounts.
Software changes that lead to data breach are not uncommon. Some of the data breach compensation claims we represent people for have stemmed from this type of breach. Victims of such data breaches may be able to take legal action.
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We can help you make a claim for compensation if you were a victim of the 2018 Well Pharmacy data breach incident.
Some 24,000 people were affected by the breach when an email had been sent out inadvertently contained an attachment. The attachment contained personal and potentially sensitive data about the thousands of victims affected.
Email data leaks are one of the more common types of data breach compensation claims we deal with. These kinds of incidents are entirely preventable and should never happen in the first place.
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If you have been the victim of a HIV status data breach, you may be entitled to make a claim for compensation with No Win, No Fee representation.
We can tell you from years of experience that HIV status data breach incidents can be absolutely devastating and can have a lifelong impact on the victim. The legal action that we’re helping a large number of the 56 Dean Street HIV status data breach victims for is still ongoing, and the evidence and witness statements from our clients says it all.
Anyone who has suffered as a victim of a HIV status data breach may be eligible to claim compensation, and we’re here to help.
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The leak of hundreds of millions of email addresses and passwords – known as Collection #1 – is a stark and alarming wake-up call.
The 87gb file that was published contained data that’s said to have been gleaned from a number of different hacks and attacks over several years. It serves as a monumental wake-up call for those who are guilty of reusing the same login credentials across different platforms, and for those who haven’t changed their passwords for years and / or use rubbish passwords.
Criminals have the technology to use data from these hacks to systematically target accounts with very little effort. People are in imminent danger.
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You may be eligible to claim Equifax data breach compensation on a No Win, No Fee basis if you were a victim of the huge 2017 cyberattack.
We launched our legal action for justice once news of the breach hit the headlines. Since then, we’ve been taking cases on and we’re now acting for a large group of victims.
You still have time to join the Equifax data breach compensation action, but we’re urging anyone who has yet to sign-up to do so ASAP. There are deadlines to claim, and there could be court-imposed deadlines put in place as well. The action is well underway.
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You still have time to join the Dixons Carphone data breach compensation action we launched, and you can claim on a No Win, No Fee basis.
The massive 2017 Dixons Carphone data breach was huge and affected millions of people. Although the breach took place in 2017, the news of the incident was only reported a year later in 2018. The reason for the shocking delay was apparently down to the discovery of the breach after internal changes and investigations by the troubled company.
The legal action for justice is well underway, but you still have time to join and start your case today.
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You may be eligible to claim Marriott data breach compensation if you’ve yet to sign-up for legal representation.
This was a huge breach with around 500m people affected across the globe. Personal and contact information had been exposed since 2014 in some cases. Payment card data was also exposed in the breach, potentially leaving victims at an imminent risk of fraud.
We can help victims claiming Marriott data breach compensation on a No Win, No Fee basis. This means that you do not have to pay for our legal fees if the case doesn’t win, so long as you abide by the T’s and C’s of our agreement.
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You may be able to claim in the Cathay Pacific data breach compensation action if you were a victim of the recent incident.
Almost 10m passengers from around the world have had personal and sensitive data exposed in this latest airliner breach. News of the incident broke just weeks after the huge British Airways legal action was launched, which we’re representing victims for.
Cathay Pacific has pledged to ensure all customers are informed if their data was exposed. If you’ve been informed that your data was exposed in the breach, we can help you if you’re based in England or Wales.
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If you’re a victim of the monumental Marriott data breach, we may be able to help you claim compensation.
The Marriott data breach has to be the super breach of 2018. Some 500 million customers whose data was on the Starwood reservations database has been compromised. The breach period appears to have been from 2014 up until 10th September 2018. That’s a four-year exposure period!
Marriott International acquired the Starwood chain in 2016. As far as we’re aware, the affected customers were all on a separate Starwood reservations database.
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The York City Council data breach revealed at the end of November appears to be another avoidable breach from a local authority.
In this incident, an IT expert inadvertently stumbled across a huge vulnerability in the York City Council’s environmental app, named One Plant York. The app, which has since been taken down, had some 6,000 users and was aimed at promoting environmental protection. Unfortunately, a vulnerability in the app’s coding led to the personal and private information of the 6,000 users being compromised.
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We can help you if you need to make a claim for compensation as a result of a police data breach. Public sector breaches can be common, and we often help people in this area.
Our Data Breach Lawyers are actively involved in a number of individual data breach claims. This includes police data breach compensation cases. This is in addition to the over 20 different data breach actions we’re also representing people in.
We’re specialist data breach lawyers, so if you’ve suffered as a result of a police data breach, we can help you.
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According to reports and investigations, Amazon data breach incidents are being caused by employees taking bribes for information.
The news of the bribes comes at quite a sensitive time for the online marketplace platform. Amazon remains embroiled in issues over inferior and dangers products being sold after it opened its platform to a wider world audience.
News of the Amazon data breach scandals is also among the issues over paid-for fake reviews. The issue of employee bribes for selling data is a particularly worrying issue.
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