Emerson Firm Announces Ongoing Investigation for the Automatic Funds Transfer Services, Inc. Data Breach

By Benzinga6 days ago

HOUSTON, Feb. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Emerson Firm, PLLC (“Emerson“) announces that it is continuing its investigation regarding the data breach at Automatic Funds Transfer Services, Inc. (“AFTS“) on behalf of approximately 38 million California residents whose personal information was compromised in the Data Breach revealed by the California Department of Motor Vehicles (“DMV“) on February 17, 2021.

On Wednesday, February 17, 2021, the California DMV announced that a massive ransomware attack in February 2021 impacted AFTS, warning drivers in the state of California about the Data Breach and the potential impact it could have on their sensitive information. The California DMV said that the attack may have compromised “the last 20 months ...

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