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AGs Want Details on Website’s Breach; Suit Filed Over Missing Laptop

DATA LOSS—U.S.

May 6, 2013

Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen and Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler have asked coupon website LivingSocial for information about a recent data breach affecting approximately 29 million U.S. customers, Legal Newsline reports. The two AGs have asked the company for details including its data storage, security and password protection systems, as well as its plan for preventing future incidents. Meanwhile, in South Carolina, a lawsuit has been filed in federal court after a laptop containing unencrypted data on more than 7,000 veterans went missing. The suit seeks unspecified damages.
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