A third-party vendor of American Major League Baseball has been hit with a cyber-attack, resulting in the personal information of players and their family members being stolen.
Horizon Actuarial Services LLC, a consulting firm based in Maryland, suffered a ransomware attack in November of last year.
The company recently released a data incident notice, revealing that data in its Local 295 IBT Employer Group Welfare Fund and its Major League Baseball Players Benefit Plan had been breached and looted by cyber-criminals.
Horizon has reported that the breached affected 38,418 individuals. A separate report revealed that 13,156 individuals included in the Major League Baseball Players Benefit Plan were affected.