Blackbaud Ransomware Attack and Data Breach Florida Class Action

In May 2020, a company called Blackbaud, Inc. suffered a ransomware attack and data breach of its systems. This class action has been filed on behalf of people whose information was exposed. Blackbaud managed the servers of schools, healthcare companies, nonprofits, and other organizations. The complaint claims that Blackbaud “secured the Private Information in a  Read more

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PaperlessPay Corp. Data Breach of Payroll Information Class Action

PaperlessPay Corporation does payroll for other companies. The complaint for this class action alleges that PaperlessPay is responsible for a data breach it suffered, exposing the personally identifying information (PII) of employees for Prisma Health-Midlands (PHM) and other companies.  Read more

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Caribou Coffee Company Data Breach Settlement for Financial Institutions

This settlement resolves a class action against Caribou Coffee Company, Inc., Bruegger’s Enterprises, Inc., Einstein & Noah Corp., and Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, Inc. about a third-party criminal breach of Caribou’s point-of-sale systems. The breach involved malware targeting customers’ payment card information, and the settlement allows financial institutions who issued those cards to make a  Read more

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Checkers Data Breach Litigation Settlement

Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. has elected to settle a class action alleging that it is responsible for a data security incident involving certain Checkers or Rally’s restaurants that took place between December 17, 2015 and October 12, 2019. The incident was reported on May 29and November 15, 2019. The complaint’s counts included such things as  Read more

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EasyCash ASAP Access to Personal Information Class Action

We’ve become used to seeing class actions suing businesses for inadequately protecting personal information. But what should be done about businesses that make customer information all too available to any random person who fishes for it? This class action brings suit against ACQ Holdings, LLC—which does business under the names of Easy Cash ASAP, LLC  Read more

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Five Below Data Breach Settlement

Five Below, Inc. is settling a class action alleging it is responsible for exposure of customer information in a cyberattack on the system it uses for payments on its online website. The cyberattack included security incident(s) on August 14 and 28, 2018, approximately September 18-19, 2018, and November 13, 2018 through January 11, 2019. According  Read more

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Morgan Stanley Unauthorized Exposure of Customer PII Class Action

This class action brings suit against Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, LLC, for its alleged failure to safeguard customers’ personal identifiable information (PII). The complaint alleges that the company disclosed, without authorization, customer names, Social Security numbers, passport numbers, and other information, then did not provide timely, adequate or accurate notice about the loss of their  Read more

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Truluck’s Restaurants Data Breach Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action against Truluck’s Restaurant Group, Ltd. and others for a data breach relating to a cyberattack on point-of-sale systems at Truluck’s restaurants. The complaint alleged that Truluck’s did not take adequate measures to safeguard customers’ data, including payment card information.  Read more

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InterContinental Hotels Data Security Incident Settlement

InterContinental Hotels Corporation and InterContinental Hotels Group Resources, Inc. are settling a class action alleging that the companies are responsible for a malware intrusion into the systems of its hotels, bars, and restaurants. The hotel brands involved include InterContinental, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Candlewood Suites, Crowne Plaza, Staybridge Suites, and Hotel Indigo.  Read more

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Zynga Exposure of Users’ PII Class Action

Zynga, Inc. had approximately 173 million separate accounts on the date of its recent data breach, September 12, 2019. The complaint for this class action claims that it’s bringing suit against the company “to secure redress against Zynga for their reckless and negligent violations of customer privacy rights” in connection with the data breach.  Read more

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