State Farm has begun notifying customers of a data security incident involving a third-party vendor’s misuse of customer data.

State Farm opened the investigation initially on January 21, 2016, looking into the employees of a State Farm independent contractor agent in Chino Hills, CA. Their investigation into the independent contractor found misappropriate use of customer funds in addition to the misuse of customer financial cards to make payments and/or replace customer payments that were not correctly applied to customers’ accounts or diverted.

State Farm claims the misappropriation of customer funds, misuse of customer financial cards, and accessing & changing customers contact information are among the information involved in this investigation. Additionally, some cases found information was used to add additional insurance coverage to a victim's account without the policyholders’ knowledge let alone their consent.

Since the incident, State Farm has terminated system access to the individuals associated with the misuse of customer data.

 

Learn about NNT's Host Intrusion Detection Technology 

 

 

Contact Us

USA Offices

New Net Technologies LLC
Suite #10115, 9128 Strada Place
Naples, Florida, 34108

New Net Technologies LLC
1175 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, Georgia, 30361.

Tel: (844) 898-8358
[email protected]

 

UK Office

New Net Technologies Ltd
Rivers Lodge, West Common
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
AL5 2JD

Tel: 020 3917 4995
 [email protected]

SC Magazine Cybersecurity 500 Infosec Security Winners 2018 CIS benchmarking SEWP Sans Institute Now Certified IBM Security
Copyright 2020, New Net Technologies LLC. All rights reserved. 
NNT and Change Tracker are registered trademarks of New Net Technologies LLC.
All other product, company names and trademarks are the property of their respective owners.