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Posted On January 5, 2023 Consumer Privacy & Data Breaches

Data Breach at Bay Bridge Administrators, LLC Leaks Consumer Social Security Numbers

NOTICE: If you received a NOTICE OF DATA BREACH letter from Bay Bridge Administrators, LLC, contact the attorneys at Console & Associates at (866) 778-5500 to discuss your legal options, or submit a confidential Case Evaluation form here.

Data Breach AlertJanuary 5, 2023 – Bay Bridge Administrators, LLC (“BBA”) filed notice of a data breach with the Massachusetts Attorney General on December 29, 2022, after sensitive information was exposed to unauthorized parties on its computer network. According to the filing, the information that was accessed included consumers’ first and last names and Social Security numbers. Once there was confirmation of the data breach, BBA sent notification letters to all individuals affected by the data security breach.

The data breach lawyers at Console & Associates, P.C. are actively investigating the BBA data breach. If you have received a breach notification and are interested in learning about the risks of identity theft and what you can do to protect yourself, we are offering free consultations where we can discuss your legal options for receiving compensation from BBA.

About Bay Bridge Administrators, LLC

BBA is a third-party administrator of employee insurance plans that offers services involving accident insurance, heart attack insurance, heart disease & stroke insurance, cancer & specified disease insurance, voluntary disability insurance, and retiree medical insurance. Located in Austin, Texas, BBA employs over 105 people and generates approximately $29 million in revenue annually.

What We Know About the BBA Data Breach

According to filings with the Massachusetts Attorney General, BBA determined that it had been the target of a cybersecurity breach. The company began an investigation into the attack to determine what consumer information had been leaked. BBA holds sensitive information from consumers, such as individuals, employees, and insurance carriers involved with enrollment in employment insurance benefits.

After learning that the consumer data was exposed to a third party, BBA reviewed the files to determine what information was made available. The types of consumer information exposed were full names and Social Security numbers. While not consistent with each individual, any or all of the information listed may have been leaked due to the attack.

On December 29, 2022, BBA sent out letters to all individuals whose information had been compromised. According to the Massachusetts Attorney General’s reports, there were 1,441 victims in Massachusetts.

Can Bay Bridge Administrators, LLC Be Held Responsible for the Leak?

If you receive a notice of a data breach from BBA, it means your personal information was included in the data breach. Full names and Social Security numbers may now be in the hands of an unknown party.

Bay Bridge Administrators, LLC is a trusted company, and one wouldn’t think twice about handing their information over, assuming that it would be secure. This data breach calls into question whether BBA was prepared or vigilant in its security measures. BBA may have been a victim of the breach as well, but they are also the first and last line of defense against hackers trying to obtain personal consumer information. If any evidence comes to light of negligence on the part of BBA in its security measures, such as antiquated technology, you may be entitled to financial compensation from BBA.

If You Have Been Affected by the Bay Bridge Administrators, LLC Breach, Console & Associates, P.C. Can Help

The consumer privacy lawyers at Console & Associates, P.C. help customers affected by data and security breaches pursue legal solutions by offering free consultations. By explaining your rights in clear, concise terms, we help you make an informed decision about your next steps. If you are a victim of the BBA data breach, Console & Associates, P.C. will investigate at no charge to you and offer advice on how to proceed. If you decide to pursue a case, rest assured that we don’t get paid unless you do. If your claim is successful, legal fees are either paid out of the funds recovered or by the defendant. If your claim is not successful, you pay nothing.

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NOTICE: If you received a NOTICE OF DATA BREACH letter from Bay Bridge Administrators, LLC, contact the attorneys at Console & Associates at (866) 778-5500 to discuss your legal options, or submit a confidential Case Evaluation form here.