Lawsuit: Home Depot data breach was caused by management’s ‘overarching complacency’ over security

David Allison reports:

Consumers hurt in the giant Home Depot data breach have filed a consolidated lawsuit that accuses the company’s management of “overarching complacency when it came to data security.”

In a 187-page complaint filed in federal court in Atlanta on May 1, consumers state their case that by allowing the data breach to occur, Home Depot (NYSE: HD) breached its obligation to protect customers’ personal and financial information and violated its own internal policies and standards.

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