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FabFitFun Security Incident Settlement

FabFitFun, Inc. is settling a class action alleging that it was negligent in failing to safeguard customer information, which led to a security incident. The complaint alleged that the incident involved unauthorized persons obtaining access to the personal and payment card information of persons who signed up for membership in FabFitFun and the website information  Read more

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Blue by ADT Security Camera Footage Sent to Others Class Action

When consumers engage a security company, they expect to be protected and more secure from outside intrusions. The complaint for this class action alleges that ADT, LLC, doing business as Blue by ADT, instead failed in ways that ended up compromising its customers’ “privacy and protection within the walls of their own homes.”  Read more

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Wichita State University Data Breach Settlement

Wichita State University (WSU) is settling a class action centering on a cyberattack on its systems that took place between December 3 and 5, 2019. The complaint alleged that Wichita State bore responsibility for the incident and that it exposed the personally identifiable information of students and employees, including names, dates of birth, and Social  Read more

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Hamilton Beach Credit Card “Scraping” Data Breach Class Action

Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc. makes home and kitchen appliances that it sells through retail stores and also through its website. This class action concerns data breach it experienced between December 2020 and February 2021, which the complaint alleges occurred because the company did not adequately protect its customers’ personally identifying information (PII).  Read more

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AmeriFirst Data Breach Exposure of Customer PII Class Action

As a provider of mortgage loans, AmeriFirst Financial, Inc. collects and stores a great deal of sensitive, private information on customers. The complaint for this class action alleges that AmeriFirst “is among those companies that have failed to meet their obligation to protect the sensitive personal identifying information (PII) entrusted to them by their customers.”  Read more

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Geico Insurance Companies Customer Data Exposure Class Action

This class action brings suit because of a data breach that affected Geico Casualty Company, Geico Indemnity Company, Geico General Insurance Company, and Government Employees Insurance Company. The complaint alleges that the Geico companies did not adequately safeguard the personal identifying information (PII) of its companies, failing to prevent a data breach to its systems.  Read more

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Google G Suite for Education Collects Children’s Biometrics BIPA Class Action

The complaint for this class action notes that Google, Inc. has “provid[ed] access to its ‘ChromeBook’ laptops … to over half of the nation’s school children…” A good deed? The complaint suggests that it may not be. While the children are using Google’s G Suite for Education software, which is installed on each of the  Read more

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Kroger Alleged to Bear Responsibility in Accellion Data Breach Class Action

In the event of a data breach, can an employee whose information was compromised bring suit against its employer rather than the company that experienced the data breach? This class action brings suit against the Kroger Company, claiming it bears responsibility in the case of the “large and preventable” data breach suffered by its vendor  Read more

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ZoomInfo Use of Persons’ Identities to Promote Services Illinois Class Action

Do commercial entities have the right to use your private information or identity to sell their products or services, without your knowledge or consent? States have passed laws that say no, but this class action alleges that ZoomInfo Technologies, LLC does exactly that. This class action is brought against ZoomInfo under the Ilinois Right of  Read more

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Examity Proctoring Company Collects Biometrics Illinois BIPA Class Action

Examity, Inc. owns an online proctoring system that allows students to take exams remotely. The problem is, the complaint for this class action alleges, that in the process, Examity collects biometric information but does not meet the requirements of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA).  Read more

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