Hours after announcing a data breach on Friday, two Oregon men sued international hotel chain Marriott for exposing their data. Their lawsuit was followed hours later by another one filed in the state of Maryland.

Both lawsuits are seeking class-action status. While plaintiffs in the Maryland lawsuit didn’t specify the amount of damages they were seeking from Marriott, the plaintiffs in the Oregon lawsuit want $12.5 billion in costs and losses.

The above is an excerpt from an article originally published on ZDnet. Read the full article here.

Catalin Cimpanu

Catalin Cimpanu is a security reporter at ZDNet, where he covers cyber-security, data breaches, hacking, and other related topics. He previously served as security reporter for Bleeping Computer and Softpedia. Catalin is based in Romania.

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