The attorney general of New York announced a settlement with Hilton over the exposure of hundreds of thousands of credit card details, CNBC reported. The hospitality chain has agreed to pay a $700,000 settlement. Hilton brands include Conrad, DoubleTree, Embassy Suites and the Waldorf Astoria, Reuters reported. Read more about the news of data breach settlement […]
Earlier this year, the Eighth Circuit issued a decision in the Target data breach litigation, in which it found that the district court, in approving the settlement class, had not engaged in a proper rigorous analysis. In particular, the court failed to address whether a potential intra-class conflict existed that might render the class representatives […]
Ashley Madison is still picking up the pieces two years after the massive data breach that exposed millions of users’ information. The parent company of the cheat-on-your-spouse website continues to deny any wrongdoing, but it has agreed to settle the preliminary class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of 37 million users whose personal details were dumped […]
Read Jeff Stone explain what lessons Anthem’s data breach settlement hold for future data breach suits on Wall Street Journal : The settlement in the case regarding health insurer Anthem Inc. could make it possible for plaintiffs in future class action cases involving data breaches to argue they were harmed as a result of their […]
Anthem Settles Multidistrict Litigation over 2015 Data Breach $115 Deal Sets Record for a Data-Breach Settlement
Health insurance giant Anthem Inc. reported on February 4, 2015, that its computer systems had been targeted in a “very sophisticated external cyber attack.” The hackers stole personal information from nearly 80 million Anthem employees and customers, including names, birthdates, Social Security numbers, and addresses. Read about how Insurance provider, Anthem has settled its 2015 […]
Anthem Inc, the largest U.S. health insurance company, has agreed to settle litigation over hacking in 2015 that compromised about 79 million people’s personal information for $115 million, which lawyers said would be the largest settlement ever for a data breach. Read about the news of Anthem’s record $115 million data breach settlement on Investing.
See the video explaining the Target’s largest ever data breach settlement case on KGW.
On May 23, 2017, Target Corp. reached a settlement with 47 states and the District of Columbia, agreeing to pay $18.5 million to resolve the states’ investigation into Target’s 2013 customer data breach. The resolution represents the largest multistate data breach settlement to date. Read about the new of Target’s $18.5 million settlement over 2013 […]
Read why Fahmida Y. Rashid says that Target’s data breach settlement sets a very low bar for industry security standards on IT World : Target’s multistate data breach settlement over its 2013 data breach outlines the kind of security measures enterprises should have in order to not be found negligent with customer data. The problem is, […]
A settlement amounting to $18.5 million will be paid by Target over a data breach that occurred in 2013. Over 41 million of Target’s payment card accounts were affected in the data breach. The settlement was reached with 47 states plus the District of Columbia. Read more about the Target data breach settlement of $18.5 […]