Frank J. Martin Company is notifying an undisclosed number of individuals who made purchases on the Padlocks4Less website that their personal information – including payment card data –may have been accessed without authorization.
How many victims? Undisclosed.
What type of personal information? Names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses and payment card data.
What happened? Payment cards and other personal information used on the Padlocks4Less website may have been accessed without authorization.
What was the response? The website was taken down and measures to prevent similar attempts in the future have been implemented. An FBI investigation is ongoing. All potentially affected individuals are being notified.
Details: The FBI notified Frank J. Martin Company that credit card data used on the Padlocks4Less website may have been accessed without authorization. The FBI believes the information was potentially accessed between June 3 and Aug. 26. It is unclear how the information could have been accessed and who may have accessed it.
Quote: “We are not aware of any connection between this breach and cases of fraud,” a notification letter said.
Source: ago.vermont.gov, “Padlocks4less SBN to Consumers,” Sept. 22, 2015.