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Protecting Financial Data No Slam-Dunk for NBA Team That Falls Victim to Phishing Scheme

Posted in credit monitoring, Cyber Breach, Hacking, Privacy

Professional athletes may be used to the public knowing the terms of their multi-million dollar contracts, but Milwaukee Bucks organization received a surprise when the team announced last week that it had fallen victim to a phishing scam. On April 26, a hacker posing as the NBA team’s owner Peter Feigin e-mailed team employees and requested… Continue Reading

Court of Appeals Allows Class Action to Proceed Against Neiman Marcus

Posted in credit monitoring, standing

On July 20, 2015 the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit addressed the issue of standing in a suit by class action plaintiffs against Neiman Marcus following a 2013 data breach.  Neiman Marcus Opinion (01008181xAE57E) In a significant decision by an influential court, the 7th Circuit ruled that plaintiffs showed a substantial risk of harm from the breach and therefore have standing… Continue Reading