UPDATE: The Hannon Law Firm Has Filed A Class Action Against Driveline On Behalf Of Employees Affected by the Breach
On February 14, 2017, Driveline informed employees that they were a victim of an email spoofing attack that compromised employee personal information. The notice states that the “phishing” email was sent on January 25, 2017, by someone who posed as Driveline management, requesting all copies of 2016 W-2s of Driveline employees.
You can read the notice Driveline sent to employees here. You can read the letter Driveline sent to the Attorney General here.
What information was compromised?
A file that included a copy of each of employee W-2 form from 2016 was sent in response to the fraudulent email. An IRS Tax Form W-2 includes the following information:
- Employee Name
- Employee Address
- Employee Social Security Number
- Employee wage information
WHAT SHOULD I DO?
The Hannon Law Firm can help if your personal, confidential information has been breached by hackers. The Hannon Law Firm is currently serving as liaison counsel in the National Chipotle Data Breach class action. HLF filed the only class action against Equifax in the State of Colorado for the breach of 143 million American’s personal information. We proudly serve clients nationally.
If you believe you’ve been affected by the Driveline data breach, we are here to help. You can call our office at 303-861-8800 or fill out the form below.
More than 200 Companies Compromised Employee W-2 Information in 2017 – See the List Here