On July 21, 2020, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California issued an order granting final approval of a $117.5 million settlement in the matter of In RE: Yahoo! Inc. Customer Data Security Breach Litigation, and announced that Yahoo! must pay an additional $22.76 million in attorneys’ fees and $1.48 million in costs and expenses.
The multidistrict litigation involves multiple data breaches which occurred between 2012 and 2016, globally exposing class members’ personal information.