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Maryland drivers impacted by 2018 Uber data breach eligible for compensation

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Friday announced that Maryland drivers impacted by Uber’s 2018 data breach are eligible to receive payments as a result of a settlement reached with the Office of Attorney General and Uber. In September 2018, as part of a multistate action, Attorney General Frosh settled a data breach case with Uber involving the …


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Frosh announces $17.5 million multi-state settlement with Home Depot over data breach

BALTIMORE MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Tuesday announced a multi-state settlement with the Georgia-based retailer The Home Depot stemming from its 2014 data breach, which exposed the payment card information of approximately 40 million consumers nationwide. Through the $17.5 million-dollar settlement, The Home Depot has reached a resolution with 46 states and the District of Columbia. The Home …


Attorney General Frosh announces $39.5 million settlement following 2014 Anthem data breach

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Wednesday announced a multi-state settlement with health insurance provider Anthem, Inc. stemming from its massive 2014 data breach that involved the personal information of 78.8 million Americans. Through the $39.5 million settlement, Anthem has agreed to a series of data security and good governance provisions designed to strengthen its practices going forward. …

Marriott data breach impacts up to 5.2 million guests

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Marriott International announced on Tuesday that the names, addresses, account numbers, and other data of approximately 5.2 million guests may have been exposed in a massive data breach. This marks the second major breach to hit the hotel chain in less than 24 months. The company says that hotels operated and franchised under Marriott’s brands use an application to …

Wawa data breach: potentially all locations affected

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Wawa announced a massive data breach on Thursday, indicating that customers who paid with credit or debit cards within the last nine months may have had their card information compromised. The company says it discovered malware on some of its payments systems last week. This malware affected customer payment card information used at potentially all Wawa locations beginning after …