Canon Suffers Ransomware Attack Impacting Numerous Services – Canon Disclosed Ransomware Attack In An Internal Notification To Canon Employees

Kehoe Law Firm, P.C. is making consumers aware that BleepingComputer has reported that “Canon has suffered a ransomware attack that impacts numerous services, including Canon’s email, Microsoft Teams, USA website, and other internal applications. In an internal alert sent to employees, Canon has disclosed the ransomware attack and [is] working to address the issue.” [Emphasis added.]

BleepingComputer reported that it “. . . obtained a screenshot of an internal message sent by Canon to employees that discloses the ransomware attack.” As reported by BleepingComputer, Canon’s internal message from its Crisis Management Committee can be viewed by clicking Canon ransomware message.

BleepingComputer reported that, “[a]fter contacting the ransomware operators, BleepingComputer was told . . . that the[] attack was conducted . . . when [the ransomware operators] stole ’10 terabytes of data, private databases etc’ as part of the attack on Canon.” [Emphasis added.]

Have You Been Impacted by A Data Breach?

If so, please either contact Kehoe Law Firm, P.C., Michael Yarnoff, Esq., (215) 792-6676, Ext. 804, [email protected], complete the form on the right or e-mail [email protected] for a free, no-obligation case evaluation of your facts to determine whether your privacy rights have been violated and whether there is a basis for a data privacy class action.

Examples of the type of relief sought by data privacy class actions, include, but are not limited to, reimbursement of identity theft losses and of out-of-pocket costs paid by data breach victims for protective measures such as credit monitoring services, credit reports, and credit freezes; compensation for time spent responding to the breach; imposition of credit monitoring services and identity theft insurance, paid for by the defendant company; and improvements to the defendant company’s data security systems.

Data privacy class actions are brought on a contingent-fee basis; thus, plaintiffs and the class members do not pay out-of-pocket attorney’s fees or litigation costs.  Subject to court approval, attorney’s fees and litigation costs are derived from the recovery obtained for the class.

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