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Recent data breach gets Samsung hit with a class action lawsuit

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  • Samsung experienced a data breach back in late July and discovered the intrusion in early August.
  • The company didn’t inform the 3,000 consumers who were impacted about the breach until September.
  • A proposed class action accuses Samsung of not warning customers of the breach in a reasonable amount of time.

A recently filed class action accuses Samsung of failing to protect personal information after the company experienced a data breach in its US-based systems back in July.

According to Bloomberg, a complaint was filed to the US District Court for Nevada on September 6. The complaint claims that plaintiff Shelby Harmer and other affected customers weren’t notified soon enough after Samsung was hit with a cyberattack.

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