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Ford Sued Over Explorer’s Defective Rear Subframe Featured

A proposed class action alleges certain 2020-present Ford Explorer 2.3L or 3.0L ST models are equipped with a defective rear axle horizontal mounting bolt in their rear subframe assembly that can fracture, causing catastrophic damage, potentially while a vehicle is in use. What is the defect? The particular Ford Explorer models at issue are each…

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BNY Mellon Data Breach Exposes Customers To Identity Theft Featured

Data breach at BNY Mellon vendor enabled hackers to steal sensitive information from clients placing them at permanent risk of identity theft. On May 13, 2023, Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (“BNY Mellon”) filed a notice of data breach with the Attorney General of Massachusetts after learning that confidential information that had been entrusted…

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Apria Healthcare Waited Years Before Advising 2 Million Patients Of Data Breach Featured

Apria waits almost two years to notify 1.8 million patients that their identities were stolen then attempts to downplay its significance . Apria Healthcare, a manufacturer of medical equipment for the home, is sending out breach notifications to roughly two million people whose information may have been stolen in data breaches in 2019 and 2021.…

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Aetna Sued For Data Breach That Exposed 3 Million To Identity Theft Featured

Security at Aetna’s in-network benefits provider Brightline enabled hackers to steal sensitive personal information of millions of customers. A class action lawsuit was recently filed against insurance giant Aetna alleging the woefully inadequate data security at its in-network virtual health provider Brightline enabled hackers to steal personal information of over 3 million customers. According to…

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Over 5.8 Million PharMerica Patients At Risk Of Identity Theft After Data Breach Featured

Pharmacy services provider PharMerica has disclosed a massive data breach impacting over 5.8 million patients, exposing their personal and medical data to hackers. PharMerica is a pharmacy services provider in 50 U.S. states, operating 180 local and 70,000 backup pharmacies, and serving 3,100 medical facilities nationwide. Along with PharMerica, the threat actors listed BrightSpring, a…

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Humm Kombucha Fraudulently Misrepresents Ingredients To Stoke Profits – Lawsuit Featured

Humm Kombucha marketing knowingly mislead consumers into believing products contain natural ingredients to boost profits. What is the nature of the complaint? A lawsuit was recently filed against Humm Kombucha alleging that the drink maker knowingly mislead consumers into believing that its kombucha beverages contain natural fruits/vegetables and that it did so to boost profits.…

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NextGen Healthcare Sued For Exposing 1M Customers To Identity Theft Featured

Lawsuit alleges NextGen failed to follow security guidelines for protecting data after the company said compromised credentials enabled unauthorized access to the personal information of more than 1 million people. NextGen Healthcare, which makes and sells software for medical and other healthcare providers, is the target of a federal lawsuit charging that it was negligent…

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NationsBenefits Data Breach Exposes 3 Million To Identity Theft Featured

Florida-based healthcare management company NationsBenefits suffered a significant cyber attack that compromised the sensitive personal information of millions of customers. A recently filed class action lawsuit alleges that inadequate network security at the Florida based healthcare management company made it easy for Clop ransomware gang to steal customer data. In a data security incident notice…

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