Judge tosses lawsuit over data breach

Consumers who allege a toy manufacturer’s inadequate security measures allowed a hacker to steal their personal information do not have a case against the company, a federal judge held.In a written opinion this week, U.S. District Judge Manish S. Shah threw out a class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of customers purportedly harmed by the data breach at VTech Electronics North America LLC.In November 2015, VTech’s …

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