Console & Associates, P.C.: Up to 11 Million Consumers Impacted in Maximus, Inc. Data Breach
According to a report that Maximus, Inc. filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on July 26, 2023, the company has suffered a significant data breach. It joins the ranks of companies with breaches related to the MOVEit file transfer service. In this case, between 8 and 11 million customers have lost sensitive information such as Social Security numbers and protected health information.
If you’re a victim of this data breach, the most important thing to do is closely review your letter. This will tell you what kinds of data you’ve lost and you can act accordingly to protect your identity. If you’re considering a Maximus data breach lawsuit, you should call 866-778-5500 or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a free consultation with an experienced data breach lawyer.
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Timeline of the Maximus Data Breach
According to the report Maximus filed, we have a variety of important details surrounding the data breach. It begins with the MOVEit file transfer tool, which many companies use to move sensitive files securely. However, MOVEit developer Progress Software revealed a day-zero vulnerability in the tool on May 31, 2023. This has compromised the data of many companies and tens of millions of their customers.
At this point, an internal Maximus data breach investigation began aiming to identify compromised data and prevent any further leaks. The company found that between 8 and 11 million of its customers lost various types of sensitive, confidential information. Maximus has government customers, and the investigation also found that many of those impacted are participants in different government programs. The types of compromised data include:
? Name and other personally identifiable information
? Social Security number
? protected health information
All victims of the breach should receive data breach letters soon. These letters contain an offer of identity protection services, and you should opt-in to these services immediately. From there, your next step is to call the law firm of Console & Associates, P.C. to discuss your legal options. Companies are obligated to do the utmost to protect your data, and victims of the data breach might be entitled to compensation.
About Maximus, Inc.
Maximus, Inc. is based in McLean, Virginia, and contracts with government agencies to provide government services. The company has almost 40,000 employees and an annual revenue of approximately $4.7 billion. All companies have a duty to safeguard customer information, and this is doubly true with a government services company.
Companies that experience data breaches are not automatically liable, but poor security and inadequate measures to inform victims can make them liable. At the law firm of Console & Associates, P.C., we’re working on a Maximus data breach investigation to uncover any negligence contributing to the breach. If the company is to blame, then you could be entitled to damages for time loss, financial damage, and emotional suffering
Call 866-778-5500 or send us an email at email@example.com to schedule a free consultation with our data breach lawyers. Speak with us, and we’ll work with you to build the strongest case possible for your Maximus data breach lawsuit.