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Company did not have common law duty to protect customers from hacking (access required)

Where defendants claimed that a hack of a third party’s email communication caused them to misdirect funds to the hacker instead of the plaintiff, the defendants could not assert a claim for equitable indemnification and contribution against the third-party because Virginia has not yet recognized a common law duty to safeguard the private information of ...