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Newcourse Communications Data Breach Class Action Investigation

by | Aug 25, 2022 | Class Action

Markovits, Stock & DeMarco, a law firm experienced in data breach cases, is investigating claims on behalf of victims of a data breach involving data entrusted to Newcourse Communications.

Newcourse Communications is a Nashville, Tennessee based communications company. If you received a notice of data breach letter from Newcourse Communications, please contact us as soon as possible to understand your legal rights in response to the data breach.

WHAT HAPPENED?

Newcourse Communications detected a cyberattack on its computer systems between April 27, 2022, and May 3, 2022..[1] The investigation that followed determined that an unauthorized actor had access to certain Newcourse Communications systems and obtained information stored on Newcourse Communications’s systems.[2] Newcourse Communications admitted the breach involves confidential and personal information.[3] Newcourse Communications has disclosed names and social security numbers were included in the breach.[4]

HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE IMPACTED BY THE DATA BREACH?

Newcourse Communications did not report the data breach to the authorities and the affected parties until August 18, 2022.[5] In total, the data of 47,970 individuals was compromised in the breach.[6] The breach notification letters to victims do not explain why Newcourse Communications waited nearly four months after the breach to start notifying victims.[7]

WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I RECEIVED NOTIFICATION OF THE NEWCOURSE COMMUNICATIONS DATA BREACH?

If you would like to have a free, confidential consultation with an attorney to learn more about your rights and potential legal remedies in responding to the Newcourse Communications data breach, please contact Markovits, Stock & DeMarco attorney Terry Coates at (513) 651-3700, email us at [email protected], or submit a Case Evaluation request through the form below.

[1] https://apps.web.maine.gov/online/aeviewer/ME/40/9945aaf7-49b9-43ac-be7b-931ba122c8aa.shtml

[2] Id.

[3] Id.

[4] Id.

[5] Id.

[6] Id.

[7] Id.