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Yahoo! Breach Class Suit May Grow to 1.5B Accounts

Dec. 15, 2016, 10:19 PM

A massive putative class of consumers already suing Yahoo! Inc. over breached personal data may expand to cover another 1 billion compromised accounts, class action attorneys said.

Two huge data breaches that Yahoo! revealed in the past four months may be consolidated in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, they told Bloomberg BNA.

If consolidated, Silicon Valley stalwart Judge Lucy Koh would likely be tasked with presiding over the largest data breach in history. Her past experience handling some of the technology sector’s trickiest cases, such as Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co.'s long-running patent case,...

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