Law firm Kirkland sued in class action over MOVEit data breach

U.S. law firm Kirkland & Ellis, the world’s largest law firm by revenue, has been pulled into U.S. litigation over a wide-ranging data breach linked to a file transfer tool that compromised data at hundreds of organizations.

A proposed class action, opens new tab filed on Friday accused Kirkland and several other companies, including health insurer Humana, of not doing enough to safeguard personal information that was affected by a May 2023 hack of Massachusetts-based Progress Software’s MOVEit Transfer file management software.

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Source: Reuters

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