Prudential Financial data breach impacted over 2.5 million individuals

Pierluigi Paganini July 02, 2024

Prudential Financial confirmed that more than 2.5 million individuals were affected by the data breach it suffered in February 2024.

The insurance company Prudential Financial confirmed that the data breach it suffered in February 2024 affected over 2.5 million individuals. The incident occurred on February 4, 2024, and was discovered on February 5, 2024.

The company did not share details of the cyber attack, however, the Alphv/BlackCat ransomware gang claimed responsibility for the security breach.

The company initially announced in March that the security incident had impacted more than 36,000 individuals. The compromised data included names, addresses, driver’s license numbers, and non-driver identification card numbers.

In an update provided by Prudential Financial, the company revealed that the incident impacted 2,556,210 individuals.

The company is offering two years of free credit monitoring services to the affected individuals.

Pierluigi Paganini

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