Supreme Court allows data breach lawsuit against Zappos to continue
March 26, 2019
In January 2019 Neiman Marcus settled a class action lawsuit for $1.5 million that was brought after the department store suffered a data breach in 2014.
In February 2019 Wendy’s agreed to pay $50 million to settle negligence claims following its 2015-2016 data breach that affected more than 1,000 of the burger chain’s locations. Payment card data was stolen from victims who purchased food at these locations then used fraudulently at other merchants after malware was installed through a third-party vendor.
In March2019 the drive-in fast food chain Sonic is being sued by the American Airlines Federal Credit Union for $5 million in an attempt to recoup money the credit union lost due to Sonic’s data breach in 2017.