news-highlightsGeico Data Breach Leaks Driver’s License Numbers, Advises Customers to Watch Out for Fraudulent Unemployment Claims

Geico Data Breach Leaks Driver’s License Numbers, Advises Customers to Watch Out for Fraudulent Unemployment Claims

News Highlights

April 26, 2021

Geico Data Breach Leaks Driver’s License Numbers, Advises Customers to Watch Out for Fraudulent Unemployment Claims


Insurance giant Geico mailed notifications of a data breach to its customers last week, indicating that an unknown number of driver’s license numbers were compromised during a six-week period early in the year. The notification advised Geico customers that these numbers might be used for fraudulent unemployment claims, urging them to be on the lookout for unusual or suspicious communications from the state government.

K2’s VP, Timothy Chiu was tapped for commentary on the Geico Data Breach.

Click here to read more about the Geico Data Breach and K2’s commentary.

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