Bloomberg Law
April 12, 2019, 8:13 PM

Quora Data Breach Class Actions Consolidated in California Court

Blake Brittain
Blake Brittain

Two purported class actions related to a November data breach that compromised the information of nearly 100 million Quora Inc. website users were consolidated in the Northern District of California April 11.

The two cases “bring similar legal claims against Quora on behalf of, in part, two nearly identical classes for the same alleged 2018 data breach,” the court said.

Quora discovered the breach to its popular question-and-answer site Nov. 30, which it said was caused by “unauthorized access to one of its systems by a malicious third party.” Rick Musgraves and Alexander Huynh filed putative class action complaints related ...