Mobile County, Alabama: Local Government
Risk to Business: 2.223=Severe
The Mobile County Commission has officially notified county employees of a computer system breach where employee data and sensitive information were at risk the county has announced that certain computer systems were subject to unauthorized access on May 24, 2021, culminating in employee information at risk. This is a developing situation as the investigation winds down. The county had initially stated that no sensitive information was exposed.
Individual Risk: 2.223=Severe
Mobile County alerted all employees, more than 1,600 people, that their information may have been exposed including Social Security numbers, dates of birth and other sensitive information. Also at risk, health insurance contract numbers for employees subscribed to receive health coverage and routing numbers for employees enrolled in direct deposit with the county.
Customers Impacted: Unknown
How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business Even a small amount of data is attractive to data thieves who especially love vital information and financial data.