Parent Files Class-Action Suit After Data Breach Exposes Nearly 1 Million Schoolchildren's Personal InformationA mother filed a federal class-action lawsuit on her daughter’s behalf Thursday, after nearly a million students nationwide had their personal information exposed in a data breach by a company used to track student academic progress.
Chicago Attorney In Equifax Data Breach Lawsuit Is Youngest Woman To Lead Nationwide Multi-District Class Action CaseAmy Keller is both modest and proud about her role in the Equifax settlement. Alongside three men decades her senior, she launched a lawsuit on behalf of 147 million Americans whose private information was leaked in 2017 when hackers breached Equifax.
Does Equifax Owe You? How To Find Out If You Were Affected By 2017 Data Breach, And File A Claim Of $700 Million SettlementThe largest data breach in the nation came and went in the headlines two years ago, but many people still don’t know they’re victims and aren’t aware of a settlement that could put money in their pockets.
Equifax Will Pay Up To $700 Million To Settle Data Breach LawsuitsThe settlement is the largest ever for a data breach.
U.S. Customs And Border Patrol Data Breach Could Affect You More Than You ThinkIf you think the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol data breach announced this week doesn’t affect you, think again.
Questions Remain Regardings Quest Diagnostics Data BreachQuest blames AMCA for allowing "an unauthorized user" to access certain financial data, Social Security numbers and medical information, but not laboratory results.
Data For Nearly 12 Million Quest Diagnostics Patients May Have Been ExposedQuest Diagnostics said the personal information of 11.9 million customers has potentially been compromised.
Yahoo To Pay $117.5M In Latest Settlement Of Massive BreachThe money will be paid by Yahoo's current owner, Verizon, and Altaba, a holdover from Yahoo's past.
Rush Hospital System Data Breach; Personal Information Of 45,000 Patients ExposedApproximately 45,000 patients at Rush hospitals in the Chicago area had personal information exposed -- including Social Security numbers -- in a data breach in January.
Madigan: Neiman Marcus To Pay $1.5M In Multi State Data BreachAccording the Illinois General's office, around 370,000 payment cards, including more than 19,000 from Illinois customers, were compromised.
Massive Databreach At Marriott Starwood Hotels; Info On Up To 500 Million ExposedThe information of as many as 500 million guests at Starwood hotels has been compromised and Marriott said that it's discovered that unauthorized access within its Starwood network has been taking place since 2014.
Fired CPS Employee Charged With Stealing Database Containing Files On 70,000 PeopleKristi Sims, 28, has been charged with one count of aggravated computer tampering, and four counts of identity theft.
Fired CPS Employee Steals Personal Data Of 70,000 People, Charged With Multiple FeloniesWhen Chicago Public Schools fired an employee recently, she left her job with more than just her final paycheck.
Macy's Data Breach Exposes Customers' Credit Card InfoThe incident follows a slew of major companies being targeted by hackers, including Hudson Bay, Under Armour, Boeing and Delta Air Lines.
CPS Apologizes For Data BreachCPS officials said an employee emailed private student information to more than 3,700 families.