Flagstar Bank Data Breach Exposes 1.5 Million Customers’ Info
Michigan-based financial services provider, Flagstar Bank, is notifying 1.5 million customers of a data breach where hackers accessed personal data during a December cyberattack.
“Upon learning of the incident, we promptly activated our incident response plan, engaged external cybersecurity professionals experienced in handling these types of incidents, and reported the matter to federal law enforcement,” explains the notice.
“We have no evidence that any of the information has been misused. Nevertheless, out of an abundance of caution, we want to make you aware of the incident.”
Flagstar is providing free two years of identity monitoring and protection services to impacted individuals.
Based on information submitted to the Office of the Maine Attorney General, the data breach affected 1,547,169 people in the United States.