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State of Maine Data Breach | MOVEit Ransomware Attack

The Lyon Firm is investigating data breach claims in the State of Maine, as the Attorney General was notified of a security incident that has allegedly impacted over 1.3 million individuals. Contact our class action data breach lawyers to learn more and discuss potential legal action.

Our data theft attorneys are currently involved in numerous data breach cases linked to the MOVEit file transfer ransomware attack that occurred in late May 2023. The incident impacted tens of millions of individuals and hundreds of entities worldwide.

Who is Impacted in the State of Maine Data Breach?

In the data breach notification letter sent out to affected individuals, it is explained that the State of Maine might hold information about you if you are a resident, an employee, or you might have received services from or interacted with one of the state agencies. The State of Maine also participates in data sharing agreements with other organizations, possibly placing individuals at risk when there is a data theft event as seen here.

Many details are unknown, though if you receive notice of data breach from the State of Maine regarding the MOVEit attack, it is important to learn more about how to protect yourself from fraud and identity theft. You may also consider legal action, and our lawyers provide free consultations to data theft victims.

More about the MOVEit Ransomware Attack

In May 2023, Progress Software notified hundreds of organizations that their MOVEit file transfer application was found to contain a critical vulnerability. After that, it was concluded that millions of individuals were impacted. The Clop ransomware group was able to decrypt and download some personal data in the MOVEit application between May 30, 2023 and May 31, 2023, much of it containing Social Security numbers and sensitive personal health information.

Several class action data breach lawsuits have been filed already, and more and more victims are realizing they have had their personal data compromised. You can still join an existing class action, and are encouraged to contact our legal team to discuss your options.