American Bank Systems Exposes Financial Institution Customers’ PII Class Action

This class action brings suit against American Bank Systems, Inc. (ABS), claiming that it has responsibility for its recent data breach. The complaint blames the company “for failing to comply with industry standards to protect information systems that contain PII, and for failing to provide timely, accurate, and adequate notice” to victims that their information  Read more

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21st Century Oncology Customer Data Breach Settlement

21st Century Oncology Investments, LLC and 21st Century Oncology of California are settling a class action regarding a data breach in their systems announced March 2016. The data breach occurred on or around October 3, 2015 and exposed the personally identifiable information and protected health information of around 2.2 million patients. The complaint alleged that  Read more

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Dental Care Alliance Exposure of Private Dental Info Class Action

Dental Care Alliance, LLC (DCA) offers practice support services to related or affiliated dental providers in its network. Unfortunately, the complaint for this class action alleges DCA failed “to implement adequate and reasonable cybersecurity procedures and protocols necessary to protect consumers’ [p]rivate [i]nformation”—that is, it experienced a cyberattack, which exposed the information of the patients  Read more

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US Bank Theft of Server and “Massive” Data Breach California Class Action

US Bank, NA (USB) is a subsidiary of US Bancorp, a financial service holding company. Last summer, USB experience what the complaint calls a “massive data breach” that exposed or exfiltrated a large amount of personally identifying information (PII). The complaint for this class action claims that “USB maintained the highly sensitive PII in a  Read more

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American Bank Systems Ransomware Attack Class Action

The 2020 ransomware attack on American Bank Systems, Inc. (ABS) did not involve a freezing of information: the hackers simply threatened to expose the data if the ransom was not paid. The complaint for this class action alleges that ABS bears responsibility for the vulnerability of the information, for its subsequent exposure, and also for  Read more

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AFTRA Retirement Fund Exposure of PII Class Action

This class action concerns yet another data breach, this time at the AFTRA Retirement Fund. The complaint alleges that AFTRA did not properly “secure and safeguard” personally identifiable information (PII) for current and former participants in the retirement fund. It claims AFTRA also did not accurate and timely information to victims of the breach.  Read more

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Canon Companies’ Employee Information Compromised Class Action

This data breach class action brings suit against a group of defendants for their “failure to properly secure and safeguard personally identifiable information that Defendants required from their employees as a condition of employment…” The defendants are a group of digital imaging companies, including Canon USA, Inc., Canon Solutions America, Inc. Canon Software America, Inc.,  Read more

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Blackbaud Ransomware Attack and Data Breach Pennsylvania Class Action

Blackbaud provides cybersecurity for information from schools, healthcare organizations, and nonprofits, among other types of groups. The complaint for this class action alleges, “Between February 7, 2020 and May 20, 2020, cyber criminals orchestrated a ransomware attack and infiltrated inadequately protected computer networks maintained by Blackbaud, a software company based in Charleston County, South Carolina.”  Read more

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Petco, PupBox Compromising of Customer Information Class Action

Both Petco Animal Supplies Stores, Inc. and PupBox, Inc. keep the private information of their customers in their systems. The complaint for this class action claims that the companies did not adequately protect this information, which led to a data breach, and then failed to give customers “timely and adequate notice” about the exposure of  Read more

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Wyndham Capital Mortgage Data Breaches Expose PII Class Action

In October 2020, Wyndham Capital Mortgage, Inc. announced not one but two data breaches that exposed its clients’ personally identifying information (PII). The complaint for this class action alleges, “The Data Breaches were a direct result of [Wyndham’s] failure to implement adequate and reasonable cybersecurity procedures and protocols necessary to protect clients’ PII.”  Read more

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