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Retail giant Home Depot agrees to a $17.5 million settlement over 2014 data breach

November 25, 2020

The US largest home improvement retailer giant Home Depot agrees to $17.5 million settlement over the 2014 data breach.

In 2014, Home Depot revealed that the data breach impacted 56 million customers across the US and Canada. According to the US retailer the payment card information of approximately 40 million Home Depot consumers nationwide. Online customers were not impacted by the security breach.

The settlement was announced by Delaware Attorney-General Kathy Jennings this week, it confirmed that 46 states have reached an agreement with the US company.

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