Judge Altman Approves Citrix’s $2.3 Million Settlement Over Undetected, Five Month-Long Data Breach

    Private: Amanda Doran

    On January 26, 2021, Judge Ron Altman of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida issued preliminary approval for a settlement in the matter of In re: Citrix Data Breach Litigation, in which software company Citrix Systems agreed to pay $2.275 million to individuals impacted by a 2019 data breach.

    In March 2019, Citrix disclosed that their internal servers had been breached and undetected for nearly five months in late 2018 – early 2019. The hackers accessed individuals’ personal identifying information (PII), Social Security numbers, passport numbers, specific health insurance data, driver’s licenses, and credit card information.

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