Jordano’s Inc. Data Breach Affects Personal Info

By
Will Gendron
Mar 21, 2024 12:07 PM
Data breach at Jordano’s Inc. exposed names, SSNs, and bank details. Steps taken to secure data and offer identity monitoring.

The February 2024 Data Breach at Jordano’s Inc.

On February 25, 2024, Jordano’s Inc., a prominent foodservice distributor based in California, experienced a significant security incident. The company detected unusual activity that disrupted access to certain systems, prompting an immediate investigation with the assistance of leading cybersecurity experts. This investigation revealed that an unauthorized actor had gained access to and obtained data from Jordano’s network. By February 29, 2024, it was confirmed that personal information of some customers and employees might have been compromised.

Information Exposed

The following types of consumer information were exposed during the breach:

  • Names
  • Social Security numbers
  • Bank account numbers

Jordano’s Inc.'s Response

In response to the data breach, Jordano’s took several immediate actions to secure the digital environment and prevent further unauthorized access. The company implemented additional security measures to enhance the robustness of their systems. They notified the Federal Bureau of Investigation and are cooperating fully to ensure the perpetrators are held accountable. Furthermore, Jordano’s has offered affected individuals complimentary identity monitoring services through Kroll, a global leader in risk mitigation. These services include credit monitoring, fraud consultation, and identity theft restoration, among others. Affected individuals can activate these services by visiting Kroll's enrollment page.

Steps to Take if You Are Affected

Given the nature of the data exposed, it is crucial for affected individuals to remain vigilant and proactive in monitoring their financial accounts and credit reports for any unusual activity. Here are some steps you can take:

  • Activate the complimentary identity monitoring services offered by Jordano’s Inc.
  • Regularly review your bank statements and credit reports. You can obtain a free credit report from each of the three major credit reporting agencies once every 12 months at Annual Credit Report.
  • Consider placing a fraud alert on your credit reports. This makes it harder for identity thieves to open accounts in your name.
  • If you notice any suspicious transactions, immediately report them to your financial institution and appropriate law enforcement agencies.

About Jordano’s Inc.

Jordano’s Inc. has been a significant player in the food and beverage industry for over a century, primarily serving central and southern California. With a distribution network covering six key counties, Jordano’s caters to a diverse clientele including restaurants, schools, and government agencies.

For more detailed information on the breach and how Jordano’s is handling the situation, please refer to the official disclosure on the California Attorney General's website.

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