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Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP ("Sanford Heisler") is Providing

Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP ("Sanford Heisler") is providing notice of an incident that may affect the security of information relating to certain individuals. Sanford Heisler takes this incident seriously, and this notice provides details of the incident, Sanford Heisler's response, and steps impacted parties may take to protect against possible misuse of personal information, should they wish to do so. What Happened? On or about April 1, 2022, Sanford Heisler became aware of suspicious activity related to certain computer systems on our network. Sanford Heisler immediately launched an investigation, with the assistance of third-party forensic specialists, to determine the nature and scope of the activity. The investigation determined that there was unauthorized access to certain computer systems from March 19, 2022 to April 1, 2022, and certain files were accessed or acquired from these systems by an unauthorized actor. Sanford Heisler began an in-depth review of the affected files to determine what, if any, sensitive information was contained within them. On September 28, 2022, Sanford Heisler's review determined that the affected files contained personal information related to certain individuals. Sanford Heisler then began working to verify the information in the files and locate address information for those who may be affected in order to provide individuals with direct notice of the event where able to do so. What Information Was Involved? The information at issue for each person varies, but the following types of information were contained in the impacted files: name, Social Security number, driver's license number, medical and health-related information, health insurance information, financial account information, payment card number, passport number, and username and password and/or account access information for an online account. The individuals who were identified as affected by the event whose addresses were located by Sanford Heisler are being mailed letters that detail the types of information at issue for them. If you did not receive a letter but would like to know if your information was affected, you may contact Sanford Heisler using the phone number provided below to confirm. What Is Sanford Heisler Doing? Sanford Heisler takes the confidentiality, privacy, and security of information in its care seriously. Upon discovery of the incident, Sanford Heisler immediately worked to secure its systems and commenced an investigation to confirm the nature and scope of the incident. Sanford Heisler has also taken steps to implement additional safeguards and review its policies and procedures relating to data privacy and security. Although Sanford Heisler has no evidence of any identity theft or fraud resulting from this event, Sanford Heisler is providing affected individuals with access to 12 months of complimentary credit monitoring and identity protection services. If you believe you may be affected by this event and did not receive a letter with instructions to enroll in these services, please contact the dedicated assistance line below to confirm your eligibility to receive these services. What Affected Individuals Can Do. Sanford Heisler encourages those who may be affected to enroll to receive the complimentary credit monitoring and identity protection services through Equifax. Sanford Heisler also encourages individuals to remain vigilant against incidents of identity theft and fraud, to review account statements, and to monitor credit reports for suspicious activity. For More Information. Sanford Heisler understands that you may have questions about this incident that are not addressed in this notice. To ensure your questions are addressed in a timely manner, please contact our toll-free dedicated assistance line at 855-768-1274 9:00 am to 9:00 pm Eastern Monday through Friday (excluding some U.S. national holidays). You may also write to Sanford Heisler at 1350 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10019. 11-3-22
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