Credit unions can serve up negligence claim in Sonic data breach case – judge

Sara Merken reports:

An Ohio federal judge ruled on Sonic Corp’s bid to dismiss claims brought by financial institutions over a 2017 data breach in which hackers accessed customers’ payment card data from 325 of its drive-in locations, allowing a negligence claim to proceed while nixing claims of negligence per se and for declaratory and injunctive relief.

Read more on Reuters.  A class action suit brought by customers was settled in January, 2019.

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