Top news: Morgan Stanley settles data breach suit, France’s CNIL fines Google, and more

Morgan Stanley to pay $60m as settlement

Morgan Stanley has agreed to pay an amount of $60 million for settlement as part of a data breach lawsuit. The company was alleged to have exposed sensitive information of clients after failing to wipe data from legacy equipment prior to its sale to third parties. Read More

Google fined €150m by CNIL

France’s CNIL issued a fine of €150m and €60m on Google and Meta, respectively, for making it difficult for users to refuse the use of cookies. The €150m penalty set a new record by the CNIL, beating a previous cookie-related fine of 100 million euros against the company in December 2020. Read More

NY AG notifies 17 companies of breaches