Equifax Faces Multibillion-Dollar Lawsuit Over Hack

A proposed class-action lawsuit was filed against Equifax Inc. late Thursday evening, shortly after the company reported that an unprecedented hack had compromised the private information of about 143 million people. In the complaint filed in Portland, Ore., federal court, users alleged Equifax was negligent in failing to protect consumer data, choosing to save money […]

Kmart to settle data breach lawsuit for $5.2 mln – court filing

“Discount retailer Kmart has agreed to pay $5.2 million to settle a lawsuit brought on behalf of hundreds of credit unions and banks over a 2014 data breach that allegedly compromised credit card information of the store’s customers nationwide. The deal, which needs court approval, also calls for Kmart to improve its data security and […]