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Marriott data breach cases consolidated in Maryland

Marriott says guests’ names, loyalty account information and other personal details may have been accessed in the second major data breach to hit the company in less than two years. The world's largest hotel company says on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, approximately 5.2 million guests may have been affected.

A federal judge in Greenbelt will oversee centralized pretrial proceedings in dozens of lawsuits against Marriott International Inc. over a massive data breach the company reported last year. The lawsuits generally allege there was unauthorized access for four years to ...

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Data breach lawsuit filed against Marriott in Md. federal court

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A group of class-action law firms Thursday filed the largest-to-date lawsuit over Marriott International Inc.’s recent admission that millions of customers’ private data was accessed by hackers. The complaint, filed in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt, includes 176 plaintiffs from all ...

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Court revives lawsuit against Baltimore-based optometry board

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, housed at the Lewis F. Powell Jr. U.S. Courthouse in Richmond, xxx (U.S. General Services Administration)

A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit brought by optometrist applicants who claim a data breach at the industry’s Baltimore-based examining board resulted in disclosure of their personal information to computer hackers who applied for credit cards in their ...

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LifeBridge reports data breach affecting hundreds of thousands

Sinai Hospital of Baltimore.  (File photo)

More than 500,000 Marylanders’ personal information could have been affected by a data breach at LifeBridge Health, the Maryland Attorney General’s Office said Tuesday. LifeBridge detected malware in March on servers hosting LifeBridge Potomac Professionals’ electronic medical records and LifeBridge ...

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Maryland schools agency denies it was source of data breach

FREDERICK — The Maryland State Department of Education says it was not the source of a data breach that exposed personal information of about 1,000 former Frederick County students. The department released a statement Monday contradicting one that Frederick County ...

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Officials: Data stolen from Baltimore city employees

Officials say an unknown number of Baltimore city employees have had their personal information stolen. The city made the announcement Thursday to all workers. Howard Libit, spokesman for Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, says the data breach was discovered Thursday when several ...

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