Information Current As Of April 20, 2023
NEW YORK, April 20, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Silver Golub & Teitell LLP (SGT), a national class action law firm, is investigating claims against Webster Bank and a third-party vendor, Guardian Analytics, in connection with a data breach recently announced by Webster Bank on April 10, 2023. The data breach, which affected 153,754 Connecticut customers, occurred as a result of a "data security incident" at Guardian Analytics, a third-party vendor providing fraud detection services to Webster Bank.
Between November 27, 2022, and January 22, 2023, unauthorized third parties accessed certain systems and acquired files containing Webster clients' personal information from Guardian's systems. The data breach exposed the names and account numbers of 117,278 customers, while 36,476 customers had their names, account numbers, and Social Security numbers exposed.
On April 10, 2023, Webster Bank began notifying customers via letters sent via the U.S. mails. The bank is providing two years of credit monitoring for those affected, as required by state law. Connecticut Attorney General William Tong's office is investigating the data breach and working with Webster Bank and Guardian Analytics in the process.
If you are a Webster Bank customer and have received a letter from Webster Bank notifying you that your informed was compromised in the data breach and would like to learn more about your legal options, you can visit SGT’s website here, or contact SGT attorney Brett L. Burgs at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (203) 325-4491.