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Eversource Energy Data Breach: Due to Unsecured Cloud Storage


New England's largest energy provider, Eversource experienced a data breach after sensitive details of customers were exposed on an unsecured cloud server. Eversource Energy is New England's latest energy provider, supplying 4.3 million electric and natural gas customers across Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire.

According to a data breach notice shared with BleepingComputer, Eversource Energy is warning customers that their name, address, phone number, social security number, service address, and account number were exposed due to an unsecured cloud storage server. Eversource is also providing a free one-year identity monitoring service via Cyberscout to those who have been affected by the data breach.

Eversource claims that there is no evidence that any of this information was obtained or misused by unauthorized individuals at this time. Although this is possible, BleepingComputer suggests that users sign up for Eversource's free identity theft monitoring to be which notify the ...


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