The Reserve Trust Company Issues Notice Of “Data Privacy Event”
On June 30, 2020, The Reserve Trust Company issued a press release titled: “The Reserve Trust Company – Notice Of Data Breach”, via PR Newswire. The purpose of the release was to provide notice to their customers and the public of a recent data privacy event that “may have affected certain personal information”.
According to the press release, the company is investigating the incident and have retained forensic investigators to assist them in understanding the scale of the potential data breach. The release mentions that a review of known compromised email accounts occurred on May 4, 2020 to determine what information may have been exposed and stated that the accounts “contained sensitive information related to certain individuals”.
The Reserve Trust Company is notifying customers whose information they believe may have been exposed out of “an abundance of caution”.
The Company currently has no evidence of actual access or misuse of information.
The release continued to specify that the information contained in the potentially compromised email accounts included names, addresses, social security numbers, drivers license numbers and financial information.