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An American insurance company has revealed a data breach

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A insurance company at Waterloo of Canada, revealed that he fell victim hacking attack, which resulted in infringement data of its customers. The insurance company is the Heartland Farm Mutual and was created in 2016, after the merger of North Waterloo Farmers Mutual and Oxford Mutual.

As for the recent one attack, the CEO, Louis Durocher, he stated on the television network Global News that the security incident could have involved unauthorized access to e-mail of an employee, which he personally contained data customers held by the company. Heartland Farm Mutual did not provide further details on when the violation occurred data.

"Our research has revealed that infringement "It may have affected a small number of people," the statement said.

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The insurance company says it doesn't data to prove that the exposed information has been used for "malicious purposes". The company staff has contacted and informed the affected customers and offers them as compensation free credit monitoring services for one year.

"OR protection "Personal information is a top priority for us," said Durocher. "As soon as we learned of the incident, we took some steps to rule out unauthorized access and to protect information ”.

The CEO also said that the insurance company hired a special company to investigate the incident and informed the "competent authorities".

Finally, the company asked sorry to customers her, for the inconvenience caused: “We apologize for any inconvenience that may be caused. Heartland Farm Mutual Inc. is committed to further improving security in order to avoid a similar incident ”.


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