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Keenan & Associates Data Breach Investigation

The Lyon Firm is investigating the Keenan & Associates data breach that may have impacted over 1.5 million customers. The company warns that hackers could have potentially accessed large amounts of personal information in a recent cyberattack. Contact our legal team to discuss your next steps.

What Happened at Keenan & Associates?

On August 27, 2023, Keenan allegedly discovered certain disruptions occurring on company network servers. A subsequent investigation concluded that an unauthorized party gained access to certain Keenan internal systems between August 21, 2023 and August 27, 2023. The data that may have been compromised on Keenan’s systems includes the following:

  • Full name
  • Date of birth
  • Social Security number (SSN)
  • Passport number
  • Driver’s license number
  • Health insurance information
  • General health information

Keenan, a California-based insurance brokerage and consulting firm, has submitted a notification to the California Attorney General and the Office of the Maine Attorney General, warning that over 1.5 million people were impacted by a data breach incident.

The exact types of information stolen in this incident could differ by individual, depending on what data was on record and the relationship they had with the firm. The breach appears to impact both customers and company employees.

When sensitive data is exposed, victims must be aware of the increased risks for identity theft, fraud, phishing attacks, and health insurance fraud. The cyberattack on Keenan & Associates is part of a trend that has greatly impacted other companies that provide critical services to the healthcare industry and related entities. Insurance companies, revenue cycle management firms, third-party administrators, accountants and other business associates have been targeted by ransomware groups in the last few years, resulting in millions of individuals at risk.

If you receive a data breach notification from Keenan & Associates or another entity, it is important to understand what is at risk and how you can protect yourself. Contact our data breach lawyers to learn more about your legal options. Our firm has filed numerous class action data theft lawsuits on behalf of plaintiffs in California and nationwide.