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Morley Companies, Inc. Data Breach Class Action Investigation

by | Feb 2, 2022 | Class Action

Markovits, Stock & DeMarco, a law firm experienced in data breach cases, is investigating claims on behalf of victims of a data breach involving data entrusted to Morley Companies, Inc., including sensitive personal information and confidential personal health information. Morley Companies, Inc. is a US company headquartered in Saginaw, Michigan, offering business services to Fortune 500 and Global 100 firms, including meeting management, back-office processing, contact centers, and the creation of trade show exhibits and displays.[1]

WHAT HAPPENED?

According to information submitted to the Maine Attorney General’s Office, Morley Companies, Inc., identified the presence of malware on its servers beginning on August 1, 2021. [2] Morley Companies, Inc. discovered it could not access certain files and folders on its systems, and a ransomware-type malware attack on its systems had occurred.[3]

HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE IMPACTED BY THE DATA BREACH?

Morley Companies, Inc. did not begin notifying victims of the breach until February 1, 2022.[4] In total, the data of 521,046 individuals was compromised in the breach.[5] The letters to victims do not explain why Morley Companies, Inc. waited approximately six months after learning of the breach to start notifying victims.[6]

WHAT INFORMATION WAS EXPOSED IN THE DATA BREACH?

Morley Companies, Inc. has disclosed the following information was included in the data breach:

  • names,
  • dates of birth,
  • Social Security numbers,
  • Medical diagnostic and treatment information, and
  • health insurance information.[7]

WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I RECEIVED NOTIFICATION OF THE MORLEY COMPANIES, INC. DATA BREACH?

If you would like to have a free, confidential consultation with an attorney to learn more about your rights and potential legal remedies in responding to the Morley Companies, Inc. data breach, please contact Markovits, Stock & DeMarco attorney Terry Coates at (513) 651-3700, email us at [email protected], or submit a Case Evaluation request

[1] https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/business-services-provider-morley-discloses-ransomware-incident/

[2] https://apps.web.maine.gov/online/aeviewer/ME/40/e7861ebb-6f43-4fe7-9619-25762e3be35d.shtml

[3] Id.

[4] Id.

[5] Id.

[6] Id.

[7] https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/business-services-provider-morley-discloses-ransomware-incident/