Data Breach

Recently, Home Depot moved to dismiss one of the more than a dozen class action lawsuits filed against it following a revelation last month that its payment data system was breached. Home Depot’s motion illustrates...

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Two big names in the technology software and equipment industries won at least short-term victories last week in the Northern District of California. See Halpain v. Adobe Systems, Inc., 5:13-cv-05226 (N.D. Calif. 2014); Doe I...

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Last week, Hold Security, a Milwaukee information security firm, announced that a Russian cyber gang, dubbed “CyberVor”, nabbed over 4.5 billion user records. Of these records, Hold Security estimates that 1.2 billion usernames and passwords,...

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California healthcare providers can breathe a sigh of relief. Recently, the California Court of Appeals held that plaintiffs suing under the Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (“CMIA”) may not recover statutory damages from a mere...

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If your company accepts payment cards (credit, debit or prepaid) or transmits or stores cardholder data, we understand that security concerns may keep you up at night. Recent data breaches at Target, Neiman Marcus, and...

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In a decision representative of a growing trend, an Illinois trial court dismissed class claims for lack of standing following an alleged data breach....

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