Would it truly be 2022 if we were not informed of at least one data breach each week? Sadly, no institution is safe from the hands of bad actors. Flagstar Bank recently disclosed that 1.5 million of its customers were impacted by a data breach.
The data breach occurred between December 3rd and December 4th, 2021. Flagstar noted that it “experienced a cyber incident that involved unauthorized access to our networks.” There are no further details at this time about the breach itself other than that Flagstar was quickly able to “secure its environment” and began to immediately investigate.
Unfortunately, the bad actors gained access to the personal information of over 1.5 million customers. This included data such as names and social security numbers. Flagstar uncovered the bad news earlier this month once its investigation concluded and sent a notification to the impacted customers. Flagstar has not provided ...
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