Dunkin’ Brands Inc. is facing allegations by New York’s attorney general that it failed to protect its customers after cyberattacks, the latest in a series of privacy and data security-related actions against companies by state attorneys general.
Attorney General Letitia James (D) alleged the company didn’t notify approximately 20,000 customers that their accounts had been compromised in a “series” of cyberattacks starting in 2015, in a lawsuit filed in New York Supreme Court. The company also failed to conduct a “reasonable investigation” of the attacks, James alleged.
Dunkin’ Brands representatives didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.
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