A judge in the U.S. District Court for the NorthernDistrict of Georgia has pushed the deadline for credit unions tojoin aclass-action suit against Home Depot to May 27, according to CUNA.

The change gives credit unions more time to decide if they'llparticipate in a lawsuit that is the result of a massive databreach at the retailer in September 2014.

The breach occurred when hackers got into the company's networkand deployed malware on the self-checkout systems in order to getcard information from shoppers at U.S. and Canadian stores betweenApril 2014 and September 2014, accordingto Home Depot's latest 10-K filed with the SEC.

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