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Home Depot Settles Major Data Breach Suit with Financial Institutions for $25 Million

Posted in Data Breach
On Wednesday, in one of the most high-profile data breach settlements to date, The Home Depot agreed to pay $25 million to settle a consolidated class action involving more than 60 nationwide financial institutions harmed by the retailer’s September 2014 data breach.  That month, the home improvement giant announced that hackers had installed malware on… Continue Reading

Privacy-Cybersecurity Weekly News Update—Week of November 20 and November 27

Posted in Cybersecurity / Data Security, Data Breach, Privacy
Discussion headlines: UMass settles alleged HIPAA violations; FCC combatting robotexts and robocalls; TCPA class certification; failed investor suit over data breach; UK surveillance bill became law UMass pays $650,000 to settle alleged HIPAA violations The University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass) reached an agreement to pay $650,000 to settle alleged HIPAA violations based on the disclosure… Continue Reading