Startfor has showed its interest to settle class action lawsuit filed against the global intelligence company hackers associated with anonymous stole subscriber data last year, as Reuters reported today.
The settlement, which calls for stratfor to provide subscribers one month of free use to its service, appears as a digital book and credit monitoring service, in addition to submit attorney fees…. Is suggested to cost the company $1.75 M, according to settlement provided preliminary approval by Denis Hurley, a judge in a federal court of U.S.
Stratfor doesn’t accept any wrongdoing fault violation of statutory law, or liability of any sort, the court documents show. The company didn’t respond to an e-mail today to comment.
Last Christmas hackers convened themselves AntiSec developed a full-on-attack on Austin, Texas base Stratfor, closing its web site and hijacking a twitter account to tweet listed clients that has been included officials in U.S. Army, Air Force, police and other Government departments like Henry Kissinger.
The hackers then showed hundreds of thousands of customer’s addresses, credit cards numbers and other stolen data in the breach and allegedly scored at least $700,000 in fraudulent occurrence charge. Later, Wikileaks published e-mail that social network infiltration and influencing plans.
Beginning of this week in U.K, hackers arrested on charges being participated in the Stratfor and many other attacks declared guilty to conspiracy charges.