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Capital One, Amazon Web “Configuration Vulnerability” Data Breach Class Action

“A financial institution that purposefully collects and retains highly sensitive personal information must protect” that information. So says one of the introductory lines in the complaint for this class action. The topic is the Capital One data breach, which the complaint lays at the feet of Capital one Financial Corporation and Amazon Web Services, Inc.  Read more

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LabCorp Alleged Negligence with Private Info Class Action

This is yet another class action brought against Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings, or LabCorp because of the data breach at its debt collector Retrieval Masters. The complaint alleges that LabCorp handed over personal information on its customers without making sure that Retrieval Masters had appropriate security to safeguard it.   Read more

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LabCorp, Quest Data Breach at Debt Collector Class Action

Laboratory Corporation of America (LCA), Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, and Optum360 Services, Inc. have recently been hit with class actions related to a data breach of their debt collector’s systems. This is another such case, with a new legal name for the debt collector: Retrieval Masters Creditors Bureau, Inc. (RMCB), usually referred to as American Medical  Read more

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LabCorp, AMCA Data Breach and Exposure of Sensitive Info Class Action

The personal information of 7.7 million patients was exposed in a cyberattack on the American Medical Collection Agency, Inc. (AMCA) that occurred over an extended period of time—between August 2018 and March 2019. So says the complaint for this class action, which alleges that AMCA bears responsibility for not preventing the attack. It also named  Read more

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ComplyRight Data Breach Settlement

ComplyRight, Inc. suffered a data breach during 2018, which exposed tax-related and personal information entered on their website by employers or taxpayers. The complaint for this class action alleges that ComplyRight should have known the risks involved in collecting and storing personal information and should have identified the vulnerabilities in its system that permitted   Read more

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Equifax Data Breach Settlement

Equifax announced in September 2017 that it had experienced a data breach affecting 147,000,000 people. This gave rise to a number of class actions which were combined and are being resolved by this settlement of over $380 million. The complaints alleged that Equifax should have better safeguarded the personal information on consumers that it collected  Read more

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First American Data Exposure Via System Design Flaw Class Action

This class action is one of several addressing the leak of customer information held by First American Financial Corporation and First American Title Insurance. This was not a case of the company suffering a hacking; in fact, it was a flaw in the way the information was stored and accessed.  Read more

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Capital One Bank Exposure of Credit Card Applicant Data Class Action

This is one of two class action lawsuits filed in the space of just a few days to protest the extensive data breach at Capital One Bank (USA), NA. (The other class action cites two other Capital One companies as defendants as well.) The complaint alleges that Capital One did not take reasonable and adequate  Read more

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Capital One Companies, Bank Experience Data Breach Class Action

Are data breaches getting bigger, involving more and more people? The complaint for this class action claims that information for one hundred million people was exposed in the data breach involving Capital One Financial Corporation, Capital One, NA, and Capital One Bank (USA), NA. It claims that Capital One should be held responsible for not  Read more

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Chipotle and Pizzeria Locale Data Breach Settlement

Chipotle Mexican Grill has agreed to a settlement of a class action alleging that it is responsible for a data breach at some of its Chipotle and Pizzeria Locale restaurants. The lawsuit alleged that hackers may have had access to customer payment information.  Read more