RockYou Agrees To Security Audits To End Breach Action

Law360, New York (December 16, 2011, 1:46 PM EST) -- Social gaming company RockYou Inc. has agreed to undergo two independent security audits to settle a proposed class action in California over a 2009 data breach that exposed millions of passwords and email addresses, the plaintiff's attorneys said Thursday.

The proposed deal calls for RockYou to undergo two audits of its information systems security policies related to the maintenance of consumer records, according to a motion to approve the deal filed in California federal court. RockYou would select an independent third-party to carry out the audits and fix any credible security threats the audits reveal, the motion said.

The proposed settlement...

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