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Ransomwared Bank Tells Customers It Lost Their SSNs


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Michigan's Flagstar bank has notified some customers that it lost their Social Security Numbers, home addresses, full names, and phone numbers.

Credit: Vice.com

A bank that was hacked by a ransomware gang has notified several customers that it lost their Social Security Numbers, home address, full name, phone number, and home address.

Flagstar, a bank based in Michigan, reached out to customers—and even people who never had an account with the bank or had one years ago—in the last few days with the bad news, according to several victims who spoke to Motherboard, as well several public tweets. In the emails and letters, Flagstar admits that hackers accessed SSNs, a detail the bank did not publicly admit two weeks ago, when it published a disclosure about the late January hack.

 

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