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Area Wide Protective, Acuity International, and Omnicell, Inc. Report Data Breaches

Omnicell Reports a Ransomware Attack

On May 9, 2022, Omnicell, Inc., a Mountain View, California based provider of medication management, disclosed in its Quarterly Report to the SEC that it was the victim of a ransomware attack on May 4, 2022.

The company reports the ransomware event was impacting its internal systems, and that law enforcement has been notified. Details at this time are sparse, with Omnicell reporting that:

“The Company is in the early stages of its investigation and assessment of the security event and cannot determine, at this time, the extent of the impact from such event on our business, results of operations or financial condition or whether such impact will have a material adverse effect.”

At this time, it is not clear if this attack involved employee information or patient medical information. We will update this report as more information becomes available.

Experienced data breach and class action attorneys are available to help you exercise your rights, evaluate your options and decide whether you are entitled to compensation under California laws like the California Consumer Privacy Act, or the California Medical Information Act.  There are no out of pocket costs to you, as we only get paid if we prevail.

AWP Notifies California Residents of Data Breach

Area Wide Protective (“AWP”) provides traffic control services throughout California via Statewide Safety Systems, which is based in Irvine, CA.

On May 10, 2022, AWP reported a data breach to the California Office of the Attorney General.

According to the Data Breach Notice, in November 2021, AWP learned that several employee email accounts were compromised, having been accessed without authorization.

Upon further investigation, on April 14, 2022 AWP confirmed some amount of personal information may have been accessed in connection with this security event. Affected California residents have been notified of this breach starting May 9, 2022.

A sample of the AWP Data Breach Notice can be found here.

AWP is offering complimentary credit monitoring provided by IDX. According to the Notice, the deadline to enroll is August 9, 2022.

If you are a California resident and received a Recent Notice of Data Breach from AWP, you may be entitled to between $100 and $750 or your actual damages, whichever is greater.

Acuity International Sub Reveals Cyber Incident In September 2020

Also on May 10, 2022, Acuity International (based in Reston Virginia) filed a sample Data Breach Notice with the California AG’s Office. According to the Notice, a subsidiary of Acuity was the target of a cyber intrusion.

After an unusually lengthy delay, Acuity reported that the compromising event took place in September, 2020.

The company stated that it did not learn until April 4, 2022 that personal employee information may have been accessed or acquired as part of this intrusion.

Credit monitoring services through Equifax are being offered, and will be described in the notice being sent to possibly impacted employees..

A full copy of a sample of the Acuity Data Breach Notice can be found here.

If you are a California resident and received a Recent Notice of Data Breach from Acuity, you may be entitled to between $100 and $750 or your actual damages, whichever is greater.

Experienced data breach and class action attorneys can help you exercise your rights, evaluate your options, and decide whether you are entitled to compensation under California law.