Yahoo Says Claims Don't Hold Up In Data Breach MDL

Law360, New York (May 23, 2017, 7:43 PM EDT) -- Yahoo Inc. urged a California federal judge Monday to toss allegations over massive data breaches that reportedly affected more than a billion users, contending that the individuals leading the multidistrict litigation fail in their efforts to hold the company responsible for the highly sophisticated and relentless criminal attacks. 

Users offered a consolidated class action complaint last month after a slew of suits stemming from several recently revealed data breaches were consolidated before U.S. District Judge Lucy H. Koh in December. But Yahoo and subsidiary Aabaco Small Business LLC — which provides services to small business owners — contended Monday that the...

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