Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Data Breach Investigation

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Data Breach Investigation

Data Breach Class Action and Mass Tort Investigation

Photo Credit: Unsplash | Published: April 27, 2024

Claim Form Deadline: Ongoing

Estimated Payout: Varies

Proof required: Yes

What is the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Data Breach About?

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, operating as Kaiser Permanente, is one of the leading health providers in the country. Unfortunately, they recently experienced a data breach that affected approximately 13.4 million individuals who have used their website or mobile app. Here are the most imporatnt details of the data breach case:

• Breach Date: The breach occurred within their network between April 12, 2024, and April 14, 2024.

• Affected Information: The compromised data includes:
  • Names
  • IP Addresses
  • App/Website Interactions

According to reports, the breach involved the sharing of patient data with third-party vendors such as Google, Microsoft Bing, and X (Twitter) via tracking tools. These tools intercepted and disclosed users' peronsally identifiable information or private data without their knowledge or consent12.

Potential Risks:
• Stolen information can lead to identity theft, financial fraud, and other malicious activities.
• Affected individuals may experience loss of privacy and time dealing with the breach.

If you received a notice from Kaiser Permanente regarding the data breach, you may be eligible for compensation. Fill out the form located on this page to get in touch with legal representatives who can provide more information about the investigation. Remember, there is no cost to reach out, and you are under no obligation to take action after speaking to someone. Remember to stay informed and protect your consumer rights.

If you have received a data breach notice from Kaiser, you can reach out to Siri & Glimstad LLP, who specialize in class action litigation against large corporations. You can contact them via their website. They have extensive experience handling cases involving data breaches and can provide guidance.

Data breaches are serious matters that can cause long term damage. Hackers break into networks so that they can steal your personal information to sell it on the dark web, commit identity theft, financial theft or other frauds.

What Should I Do If My Data Was Hacked?

If you believe you have been the victim of the data breach, and may have received a notice, there are several steps you should take to protect yourself and mitigate the potential damage, including filing a claim form if you follow (follow the link at the bottom of the page). These steps apply more broadly to a wider plethora of data breach cases:

  1. Stay Calm: Discovering your data has been compromised in a data breach can be alarming, especially if it is not your fault, but it's important to remain calm and take immediate action to protect your information.

  2. Confirm the Breach: Verify that the data breach has actually occurred and that your personal information has been compromised. Look for official announcements from the affected organization or reputable sources reporting the breach.

  3. Change Your Passwords: Start by changing the passwords for the affected account(s) immediately. Choose strong, unique passwords that are not easily guessable. It's best to use a password manager to securely store and generate passwords.

  4. Enable Two-Factor Authentication (2FA): Activate two-factor authentication for all your online accounts whenever possible. This adds an extra layer of security by requiring a secondary verification method, such as a temporary code sent to your mobile device, in addition to your password.

  5. Monitor Your Accounts: Regularly monitor your financial and online accounts for any suspicious activity. Keep an eye out for unauthorized transactions, unfamiliar logins, or changes to your personal information.

  6. Notify Your Bank/Credit Card Companies: If your financial information has been compromised, contact your bank and credit card companies immediately. Report the breach and inquire about any additional security measures they can provide, such as monitoring your accounts for fraudulent activity.

  7. Check Your Credit Reports: Request a free copy of your credit report from one of the major credit reporting agencies (Equifax, Experian, or TransUnion). Review the report for any unauthorized accounts or inquiries. Consider placing a fraud alert or credit freeze on your accounts for added protection.

  8. Be Vigilant Against Phishing Attempts: Data breaches often lead to an increase in phishing attempts. Be cautious of suspicious emails, messages, or phone calls asking for personal information. Avoid clicking on suspicious links or downloading attachments from unknown sources.

  9. Update Software and Use Antivirus Protection: Ensure that your computer, smartphone, and other devices are running the latest software updates. Install reputable antivirus and anti-malware software to protect against potential threats.

  10. Stay Informed and Seek Assistance: Keep yourself updated on the progress of the data breach investigation. The affected organization may provide guidance or resources for affected individuals. If necessary, consider seeking legal advice or contacting relevant authorities for further assistance.

How Do I Qualify for Compensation?

If you received a letter from Kaiser Foundation Health Plan notifying you that your personal information was impacted in their data breach, use any of the links below in order to find out if you may be eligible for compensation:

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