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Citywide Home Loans settles a $1.2M data breach lawsuit

Citywide Home Loans, a Utah-based mortgage lending company, agreed to settle a $1.2 million class action lawsuit to resolve claims surrounding a 2020 data breach.

The news was first reported by legal website Top Class Action

The company, which has more than 800 employees and operates in 35 states, is accused of negligence for failing to protect its internal systems, leading to a data breach in November 2020. According to the lawsuit, an unauthorized person gained access to the Citywide systems and deployed a ransomware, encrypting certain systems and allegedly compromising the personally identifiable information of current details ⇒

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