California Consumer Privacy Act Passed

Scheduled to go into effect January 1, 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) allows consumers to bring private lawsuits against companies when their “nonencrypted or nonredacted personal information”

First American Financial Exposes Data of Millions

May 31, 2019- Kohn, Swift & Graf is currently investigating the multibillion-dollar corporation, First American Financial, for exposing the data of millions of customers. Lack of Security Exposes Data for Millions of Customers It’s been alleged that First American Financial left more than 885 million sensitive documents dating as far back as 2003 exposed online…. Read More

Quora Exposes Customers’ Information

December 10, 2018- Kohn, Swift & Graf is currently investigating Quora, the question-and-answer site, for allegedly exposing the account information and private messages of around 100 million users when its computer systems were compromised by “a malicious third party.”

KS&G Sues Marriott for Privacy Breach

December 10, 2018- Kohn, Swift & Graf has filed a class action lawsuit against Marriott International, Inc. for failure to secure and safeguard their customers’ information including their names, birthdates, locations, email addresses, payment card information and passport information.

Dunkin Donuts Perks Privacy Breach

December 4, 2018- KS&G is currently investigating Dunkin’ Brands Inc. for allegedly compromising the personal information of its DD Perks rewards program members in a recent data breach.

Employees’ Electronic Data Must Be Protected

Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled unanimously that companies now have a common law duty to protect employee data if it is electronically stored. Read more here about possible future litigation in Pennsylvania.

Eventbrite Exposed Private Information

Kohn, Swift & Graf is currently investigating ticketing companies, Eventbrite and Ticketfly, for the data breach that occurred earlier this year compromising the data of over 27 million customers.

Car Tracking Device Data Exposed–Linked to Amazon S3 Bucket

So much has been in the news about device data breaches tied to consumer personal information that it is hard to imagine another vulnerability that has just been discovered. This one centers on data captured by a vehicle tracking system offered by SVR Tracking. SVR tracking devices are installed on customer’s vehicles, so they can… Read More