Arthur J. Gallagher (AJG): Insurance Broker
Risk to Business: 1.673= Severe
Arthur J. Gallagher (AJG), a US-based global insurance brokerage and risk management firm, is mailing breach notification letters to customers impacted in a previously unannounced ransomware attack that hit its systems in late September 2020. The company said that an unknown party accessed data contained within their network between June 3, 2020, and September 26, 2020. The company has apparently just completed its investigation.
Individual Risk: 1.522= Severe
While the company did not specify the types of data exposed, their SEC filing did and PII starred heavily on the list. Data exposed may include a client’s Social Security number or tax identification number, driver’s license, passport or other government identification number, date of birth, username and password, employee identification number, financial account or credit card information, electronic signature, medical treatment, claim, diagnosis, medication or other medical information, health insurance information, medical record or account number and biometric information.
Customers Impacted: Unknown
How It Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: Proprietary data like this is cybercriminal gold. It’s both useful for committing future cybercrime and quickly saleable in the busy dark web data markets.
Source: Bleeping Computer