Peiffer Wolf Investigates Genworth Financial, Inc. Data Breach
Peiffer Wolf is investigating claims on behalf of victims of a data breach involving data entrusted to the Genworth Financial, Inc..
Based in Richmond, VA, Genworth Financial, Inc. provides life insurance, long-term care insurance, mortgage insurance, and annuities. If you received a notice of data breach letter from Genworth Financial, Inc., please contact us as soon as possible to understand your legal rights in response to the data breach.
Genworth Financial, Inc. (“the Company”) has been notified by PBI Research Services (“PBI”), a third-party vendor to the Company, that PBI, in common with numerous other organizations and governmental agencies, was subject to the widely reported security events involving the MOVEit file transfer system, which PBI uses in the performance of its services. The MOVEit file transfer system security event resulted in the unauthorized acquisition by a third-party of data from several organizations and governmental agencies, including Company data. While that investigation is still ongoing, it is the Company’s understanding, based on the current state of the investigation that approximately 2.5-2.7 million policyholders’ or other customers’ personal information, including social security numbers, was exposed to and obtained by the threat actor as a result of the PBI security event.
According to the notice, the personal information accessed included life insurance, individual long-term care insurance, and annuity customers. For policyholders, the exposed information includes: social security number, name, date of birth, zip code, state of residence, and policy number. For agents, the exposed information includes the agent ID, name, date of birth, and full address.
WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I RECEIVED NOTIFICATION OF THE GENWORTH FINANCIAL, INC. DATA BREACH?
Protecting yourself after a data breach comes at a high price, and you will have to spend time and money to make sure you are not the victim of fraud and identity theft. That is why it is imperative that you take action and demand compensation.
If you would like to have a free, confidential consultation with an attorney to learn more about your rights and potential legal remedies in responding to the Genworth Financial, Inc. data breach, please contact Peiffer Wolf. You can fill out a contact form or call us at 314-833-4827.