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NY Attorney General Settles Acer Data Breach Suit

New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has settled a data breach case for Acer Service Corporation. The suit stemmed from a June 2016 data breach in which 35,000 customers had their private data stolen. The data included: email addresses, credit card data, as well as user names and passwords. Acer’s failure to protect customer information for almost a year resulted in a $115,000 fine, as well as the requirement to enhance data security practices.

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