Consumer Law

Class-Action Lawsuit Alleges That Genworth Did Not Properly Notify Customers of a Data Breach

Genworth waited too long to disclose that it suffered a data breach in May that compromised the sensitive personally identifiable information (PII) of more than 2.7 million customers, a new class action lawsuit alleges.

Plaintiff Noreen Smith claims Genworth, a life insurance company, “inexplicably” waited more than a week after learning about the data breach to post a notice that, she argues, few of its customers were even made aware of.

Smith argues the majority of Genworth’s customers only learned about the data breach from a notification letter sent more than a month after the incident.

Read the source article at Top Class Actions

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