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Most of the ransomware incidents invite lawsuits in the United States

A recent survey conducted by Comparitech revealed that in 2023, one out of every five ransomware attacks resulted in legal action, with approximately 123 cases filed. This alarming trend suggests a significant rise in litigation stemming from cyber incidents, with many cases from the previous year still pending reporting. Examining data from the past five […]

Google Play Protect, its Chrome $5 billion lawsuit and replacing 30K jobs with AI

Google, the ubiquitous web search giant deeply ingrained in our daily lives, has unveiled plans to usher in a new era by replacing over 30,000 jobs with Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology. This strategic move aims to enhance operational efficiency and improve customer service on a global scale. Anticipated to roll out by November 2024, this […]

Lawsuit against MGM and Ceasars Entertainment Ransomware Attack

A lawsuit has been initiated against two prominent gaming entities due to their failure to safeguard the personal identifiable information of their customers, resulting in a substantial potential penalty, possibly amounting to millions of dollars. The legal action revolves around MGM Resorts International and Caesars Entertainment, both of which fell victim to a highly sophisticated […]

Data Breach lawsuits against companies increasing in the year 2023

Companies that fail to protect their customers’ information are likely to face lawsuits in the year 2023, as impacted customers are no longer willing to tolerate such acts at the expense of their privacy and financial losses. This legal turn is supported by a study conducted by BakerHostetler, which confirms that lawsuits against companies that […]

Microsoft Exchange Server vulnerability makes lawyers pay $200k as a settlement

In 2021, the LockBit Ransomware group breached the servers of New York-based law firm HPMB and stole sensitive information from one of its healthcare-related clients. The stolen data included names, DOBs, social security numbers, driving license details, biometric information of 114,979 individuals, and court-related documents in PDF form. A security analysis done in April 2022 […]

Google files lawsuit against blockchain botnet operators

Google has made an official announcement that it has filed a lawsuit against a blockchain on botnet operators to pressurize Russian government to take stringent action against cyber criminals operating from its region The tech giant also revealed that the botnet operators have so far compromised around 1 million Windows PCs around the world, with […]

Apple Inc hides a security incident that took place in 2015 effecting 128m users

Epic Games Lawsuit has witnessed a fresh development early this week when an email reached the court hearing that disclosed that Apple Inc failed to reveal a 2015 occurred cyber incident to public. To those uninitiated, a few weeks ago, Epic Company, the creator of Fortnite game dragged the iPhone maker to the court for […]

TikTok dragged to court by 12-year-old girl for data misuse

Chinese app TikTok is back in news for misusing data of it’s under aged users to gain advertising revenue from corporate clients. A 12-year-old girl from London has sued in the court that TikTok and its predecessor Musical.ly were processing information related to children just to gain ad revenues that was against the EU and […]

Notice of Class Action Settlement RE Google Plus

To all those who are living in United States and have used Google+ account for any specific period between Jan 2015 to April 2019, here’s a class action settlement notice issued by Alphabet Inc’s subsidiary Google. And FYI, the notice is being issued to all users who have been impacted because of software vulnerability in […]

FedEx misleads investors on Cyber Attack and so faces a lawsuit

FedEx, a renowned courier delivery service provider from America is reported to be facing a lawsuit in the New York Court for misleading its investors on the repercussions on a 2017 cyber attack. The lawsuit filed by Pomerantz Law Firm in New York states that the logistics company violated the federal securities law by misguiding […]

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