Peter Pan Seafood, Inc. Computer System Disabled for Extortion in Data Breach

2021-01-08 22:32:00
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NOTICE: If you are a current or former employee of Peter Pan Seafoods, Inc. and received a NOTICE OF DATA BREACH, contact the Arnold Law Firm at (916) 777-7777

peter pan seafood, inc. data breach On December 12, 2020, food distributor Peter Pan Seafoods, Inc. (Peter Pan) discovered that the personal data of 8,800 current and former employees was obtained in a ransomware attack. Hackers accessed and disabled the company’s computer system to extort money.

Compromised information included:

  • Names
  • Social Security numbers
  • Dates of birth

Peter Pan recently began to notify affected individuals and is offering them two years of identity monitoring services. The company claims it has upgraded its security measures and computer systems in response to the breach.

Peter Pan is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington and has annual revenues of over $130 million. The 70-year-old company harvests, processes, freezes, and markets wild fish and shellfish from seas surrounding Alaska for the national retail market and food service industries in the United States, Europe, and Asia. Long-time owner Tokyo-based Maruha Nichiro sold Peter Pan to Northwest Fish Company and McKinley Capital in November 2020.

NOTICE: If you are current or former employee of Peter Pan Seafoods, Inc. and received a NOTICE OF DATA BREACH, contact the Arnold Law Firm at (916) 777-7777 to discuss your situation and possible developing legal options.