Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Bank of Canton regarding its recent data breach. The Bank of Canton data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 10,000 individuals.
ABOUT BANK OF CANTON:
Bank of Canton is a mutual savings bank that provides financial services to consumers, businesses, and government customers. Founded in 1835, Bank of Canton offers its clients loans, mortgages, checking and savings accounts, credit cards, government banking, remote deposit, asset protection, wealth management services, and other financial products. As a mutual savings bank, Bank of Canton has no stockholders and profits are given back to the customers though better interest rates and other financial products. Headquartered in Canton, Massachusetts, Bank of Canton has 5 additional locations in Massachusetts and employs over 50 individuals.
On August 3, 2023, Bank of Canton discovered that one of its third-party service providers had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to Bank of Canton customers may have been accessed. Through its investigation, the third-party provider determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information through a vulnerability in the MOVEit file sharing platform around May 27, 2023. On October 20, 2023, Bank of Canton began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Financial account number
If you received a breach notification letter from Bank of Canton:
We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you were impacted by the Bank of Canton data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.
- Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
- Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by Bank of Canton;
- Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
- Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
- Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
- Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.