Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating News Corporation regarding its recent data breach. The News Corporation data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.
ABOUT NEWS CORPORATION:
News Corporation is a mass media conglomerate comprised of many well-known news sources. Founded in 1785, News Corporation began with the news publication, The Daily Universal Register, located in London. Later, News Corporation went on to found other media companies including The New York Post, The Wall Street Journal, and Fox News. Today, News Corporation owns major media outlets such as Dow Jones, News Corp Australia, News Corp UK, and Foxtel Group. Headquartered in Manhattan, New York, News Corporation has roughly 24,000 employees across over 30 countries and has an annual revenue exceeding $10 billion.
On January 20, 2022, News Corporation discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, News Corporation determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information between February 2020 and January 2022. On February 22, 2023, News Corporation began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Date of birth
- Driver’s license number
- Financial account number
- Passport number
- Health insurance information
- Medical information
If you received a breach notification letter from News Corporation:
We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or email@example.com.
If you were impacted by the News Corporation data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.
- Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
- Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by News Corporation;
- Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
- Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
- Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
- Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.