Tag: data protection

Multibillion-dollar insurance corporation sued for data breach

Insurance giant First American Financial faces a multimillion-dollar lawsuit, claiming the company “left more than 885 million sensitive documents dating as far back as 2003 exposed online,” Forbes.com reported on May 28. “Now the company is facing a… Read More

Yahoo data-breach settlement filed for $117.5 million

A class action settlement for $117.5 million has been filed following data breaches affecting billions of Yahoo accounts. The Recorder at law.com reports on the $117.5 million settlement, which was filed in the U.S. District Court for the… Read More

In California, new privacy, data protection rules could fuel lawsuits

California’s new privacy law could spur a rash of class action lawsuits against companies, officials warn. The Recorder at law.com reports that the regulations, due to go into effect Jan. 1, 2020, “will bear more than a passing… Read More