Just three days after online shoe retailer Zappos.com suffered a serious data breach, a Texas woman has sued Amazon.com over the matter. Bloomberg News reports that Amazon, which owns Zappos, violated “consumer credit laws by failing to protect her personal information.”
Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh wrote a message to customers earlier this week explaining the hacking attack, and asking customers to reset their passwords. He wrote:
We are writing to let you know that there may have been illegal and unauthorized access to some of your customer account information on Zappos.com, including one or more of the following: your name, e-mail address, billing and shipping addresses, phone number, the last four digits of your credit card number (the standard information you find on receipts), and/or your cryptographically scrambled password (but not your actual password).
Stevens is seeking class-action status for the suit.
Here’s the full suit, as originally posted by paidContent.org.