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Zynga headquarters in San Francisco. (Photo: Jason Doiy/ALM) Zynga headquarters in San Francisco. (Photo: Jason Doiy/ALM)

Social game developer Zynga Inc., the company behind popular mobile games including Words with Friends, has been hit with a class action lawsuit stemming from a data breach that reportedly resulted in hundreds of millions of user accounts being hacked. 

Lawyers at Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy; Foulston Siefkin; and The Miller Law Firm filed suit Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on behalf of a nationwide class of Zynga account holders whose personally identifiable information was stolen in the breach disclosed on the company’s website in September. 

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Ross Todd

Ross Todd is the Editor/columnist for the Am Law Litigation Daily. He writes about litigation of all sorts. Previously, Ross was the Bureau Chief of The Recorder, ALM's California affiliate. Contact Ross at [email protected] On Twitter: @Ross_Todd.

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