Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Eventbrite Following Ticketfly Data Breach – EDM.com

The suit alleges that Eventbrite asset Ticketfly implemented insufficient cybersecurity measures.

Eventbrite‘s troubles didn’t stop with the May security breach that befell their subsidiary, Ticketfly. The event management and ticketing platform now faces a class action lawsuit on the grounds that they didn’t do enough to prevent the attack.

According to a suit filed in Illinois’ Cook County Superior Court, Eventbrite¬†“failed to prevent, detect, or otherwise act in a reasonable manner or within a reasonable time.” As a result, customers’ confidential information was placed at risk. The suit cites incidents of bank fraud and identity theft as direct effects of the breach as users’ names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses and passwords had been accessed by an as-yet-unknown party.

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