Unum Group Data Breach Investigation
Privacy Lawyers investigating Unum Group data breach claims related to the MOVEit server attack that has impacted over 40 million individuals. Contact The Lyon Firm to discuss your next steps following a data security incident.
What Happened at Unum Group?
On August 3, 2023, Starmount Life Insurance Company, a Unum Group subsidiary, posted a notice of data breach on its website after discovering that the company’s MOVEit server was accessed by an unauthorized party. In the notice sent out, they explained that the security incident resulted in an unauthorized party accessing a variety of personal information.
In June 2023, the company identified suspicious activity within its MOVEit Transfer application. An investigation confirmed that between May 31, 2023 and June 1, 2023, an unauthorized individual exploited the MOVEit vulnerability and copied data from its MOVEit server.
After the investigation, Unum started sending out data breach notification letters to around 530,000 individuals whose information was affected by the incident.
What Information is Compromised?
- Dates of birth
- Social Security numbers
- Medical information
- Health insurance claim information and policy information
What Should I Do Following the Data Breach?
If you have received a data breach notification from Unum Group or Starmount Life Insurance Company, you should understand what is at risk. A data privacy lawyer can help you learn more about how to protect yourself, and whether you qualify to file a class action lawsuit.
About Unum Group
Unum Group is an insurance company based in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The company is the largest disability insurer in the country, based on the number of policies written. Unum and its subsidiaries also offer other insurance products, including accident, critical illness and life insurance.
Can I file a Lawsuit?
Companies who collect and store your personal data have a duty to protect it from hacking incidents and potential fraudulent activity. Should any entity fail to protect your information, contact a lawyer and discuss taking legal action and seeking compensation.