A February breach at service provider Canon Business Process Services exposed the personal information of current and former GE employees and their beneficiaries.

“While I’m usually a bit numb to the latest data breach, the sheer variety of exposed information is unique,” said Roger Grimes, data driven defense evangelist at KnowBe4.

“GE and Canon haven’t disclosed how the breach occurred but what has been released seems to indicate that it likely was accomplished using a standard credential phishing attack or due to credential reuse on another site,” Grimes said.

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