Entries by Hayes Connor Solicitors

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The real-life impact of data breaches

When it comes to data breaches, we know that the impact can be serious and long-lasting. Because, every day, our solicitors help people with data breaches that have had a devastating effect on their lives. The vast majority of these breaches are caused by small mistakes, such as a company sending an email to the […]

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Does a drop in data breach reporting mean data privacy has improved?

In January last year, a report from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), told us that the number of reported data protection breaches had almost doubled since the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Of course, GDPR made self-reporting of data breaches mandatory, so this increase was to be expected. However, according to the […]

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EasyJet data breach victims reporting financial losses

According to Action Fraud – the UK’s national reporting centre for fraud and cybercrime – as of last month there were 51 reports in relation to the EasyJet data breach, with a total of  £11,752.81 in stated losses. One customer lost £2,750 following the cyberattack.   That’s despite the airline claiming that there was no evidence of any financial damage caused by the incident. The Action Fraud stats were shared recently.    Action Fraud has warned those involved in the EasyJet […]

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What evidence do you need to join our EasyJet breach group action?

By now, EasyJet should have contacted everyone involved in its data breach to let them know. Certainly, at Hayes Connor, we have been inundated with queries from victims of the EasyJet breach, many of whom are understandably upset and anxious. On another page, we have attempted to answer some of the most frequently asked questions […]

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Where to get help following the EasyJet data hack

Following a data breach at budget airline EasyJet, the personal details of nine million people have been accessed and 2,208 individuals have also had their credit card details stolen. Since the EasyJet data hack, Hayes Connor has been contacted by many customers, many of whom are upset and anxious about the breach. The emotional impact […]

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Why you shouldn’t accept EasyJet data breach compensation

EasyJet has admitted that the personal details of nine million customers and the financial data of 2,208 passengers have been accessed in a sophisticated cyber-attack. Those involved booked flights from 17th October 2019 to 4th March 2020. And, while the airline doesn’t appear to want to offer EasyJet data breach compensation to the vast majority […]