In July 2020, US-based IT staffing solutions and services provider Collabera confirmed it was a victim of a ransomware attack. The attacker stole employee information including names, addresses, contact and Social Security numbers, dates of birth, employment benefits, and passport and immigration visa details.
"On June 8, 2020, Collabera identified malware in its network system consistent with a ransomware attack," Collabera stated in a letter to its employees. After detecting the attack, the firm hired a third-party forensics expert to launch an investigation to identify the extent of the attack, and has resorted to restoring files from backups. In June 2020, the Maze ransomware group claimed to have hacked Collebera. The company is offering its employees two years of credit and identity monitoring services through Experian. Employees have also been instructed to review their financial statements and keep an eye out for any suspicious activity.
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