Filters Fast Enters Breach Settlement With N.Y. Attorney General

May 18, 2021, 6:21 PM

Filters Fast LLC has reached a $200,000 agreement with New York Attorney General Letitia James to resolve her investigation of a 2019 data breach said to have compromised the personal information of about 324,000 of the company’s customers.

The Charlotte, N.C.-based air and water filter company must create a comprehensive information security program under the agreement, as well as design incident response and data breach notification plans. Filters Fast didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.

The company faced a sustained data breach from July 2019 to July 2020 that exposed customers’ names, billing addresses, and payment card ...

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