Scottrade has began the big task of notifying around 4.6 million customers that their personal information could have been exposed when hackers accessed the company network over several months between 2013 and 2014.
The company has claimed that cyber criminals stole client names and street addresses, but no other data. All of those affected by the breach have been offered free access to one year of identity protection services from specialist AllClear ID.
In a statement, Scottrade explained: “Although Social Security numbers, email addresses and other sensitive data were contained in the system accessed, it appears that contact information was the focus of the incident,”
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