Data breach at car financing company affects 1.13 million customers

Synopsis

In December 2017, the company announced that its systems were compromised the day before with an “unauthorized person(s) gaining access to the personal information of some customers that have financed their vehicles".

1.13 million customers were affected and the exposed data included customer names, addresses, vehicle makes and models, vehicle identification numbers (VINs), credit scores, loan amounts and monthly payment figures. The exposed data did not include personal banking information.

As part of their incident response, the company offered 12 months of free credit monitoring to its customers.

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Experienced global enterprise risk and governance professional. Previously Vice President at Morgan Stanley, Deloitte Risk Advisory practitioner and PRMIA steering committee member in both London and New York.

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