SunTrust warns 1.5 million clients of potentiality data hack
Published: April 20, 2018Updated: april 20, 2018 at 10:02 AM
NEW YORK SunTrust Banks Inc. says accounts for 1.5 jillion clients could live compromised following a potential data hack.
The Atlanta bank says that it became aware of the potential theft by a former employee and that the investigation is ongoing. Compromised information could include names, addresses, phone numbers and account balances.
SunTrust says it will bid indistinguishability protection for all consumer clients at no cost on an ongoing basis. The companion says it has not identified any fraudulent activity.
It also says that the compromised impinging lists did not include social security numbers, account numbers, PIN, user IDs, passwords, or drivers license information.
SunTrust is the third-largest bank in Florida, with nearly $50 billion in deposits statewide, according to the latest available data from the Federal deposit insurance Corp.