Bloomberg Law
Oct. 25, 2019, 7:40 PM

Eddie Bauer Will Pay Up to $2.8 Million for 2016 Data Breach

Blake Brittain
Blake Brittain

Eddie Bauer LLC will have to pay up to $2.8 million to settle class claims based on a 2016 data breach that affected all of its American and Canadian stores, according to court filings in the Western District of Washington.

The settlement, which received final approval Oct. 25, will also require the clothing store chain to pay $2 million in attorneys’ fees and spend $5 million on cybersecurity enhancements.

In January 2016, hackers allegedly installed malware on Eddie Bauer’s computer system that infected all of its North American stores. The hackers allegedly stole payment card data and sold it to ...

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