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Data hack prompts lawsuit against KeyBank, vendor 

Cleveland-based KeyBank, a mortgage lender and servicer with $187 billion in assets, is facing a lawsuit filed in federal court in Ohio stemming from a recent data breach that compromised its customers personal information, including social security numbers.

The litigation, which seeks class-action status, alleges that a KeyBank vendor, Kennesaw, Georgia-based Overby-Seawell Co. (OSC), was the target of cybercriminals this past July who hacked the vendor’s computer systems, resulting in a breach that compromised the mortgage-related personal data of KeyBank customers. 

OSC provides property-insurance verification services for KeyBank’s residential mortgage customers. The cyberattack compromised a range of personal information, including KeyBank customers’ names; property addresses and details ⇒

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