Consumer Law

American Workers Sue Oreo-Maker Mondelez for Millions Over Exposure of Personal Information

Snack giant Mondelez is being sued by workers who had their personal information, possibly including social security numbers, exposed by a law firm it hired.

Mondelez, the company that makes Oreo cookies and Ritz crackers, informed 51,110 current and former employees earlier in June that a cyberattack on Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP’s network earlier this year had exposed their personal data.

According to a letter Mondelez sent to affected employees on June 15, the law firm detected “unauthorized access to its systems” on February 27, including an area it used to store customer files. The access occurred from February 23 until March 1, and also March 24, the letter said.

Read the source article at newsweek.com

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