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Hack Notice: Ondracek & Company

Ondracek & Company

What Happened?On February 6, 2017, we learned that some clients had received notification letters from the IRS apprisal them that someone had filed or attempted to file a 2016 tax return. Knowing that neither they nor we filed the returns, we immediately began an investigation into the affair (specifically, whether the plug was from a third party or our network). That same day we contacted our IT consultant, immediately changed all system passwords and user information, and started running scans and reviewing our systems to discover any malicious malware on our network. None was found. We further contacted the IRS and FTB, and hired a specialized forensic IT firm for additional investigation.On February 17, 2017, the specialized forensic IT firm determined that hackers had gained unauthorized access to our system from a foreign IP address. Immediately upon discovery, we notified you of the unauthorized access to your information via email, as a precursor to this letter. Through investigation we have discovered that the unauthorized access occurred through Remote Desktop Protocol between november 21, 2016 and February6, 2017.What info Was Involved?If you are an individual, this information may have included your: name, appointment of birth, telephone number(s), address, social surety number, all employment (W-2) information, 1099 info (including account number if provided to me), and direct deposit cant account information (including account number and routing information if provided to me). If you are an entity, this information may have included your: company name, Federal Employer Identification Number, address, telephone number; employee and/or 1099-recipient info (including account number if provided to me); bank or brokerage account information if provided to me; and partner,shareholder/officer or beneficiary names, addresses, and social surety numbers.

About HackNotice and Ondracek & Company

HackNotice is a service that notices trends and patterns in publically available data so as to identify possible data breaches, leaks, hacks, and other data incidents on behalf of our clients. HackNotice monitors data streams related to breaches, leaks, and hacks and Ondracek & Company was reported by one of those streams. HackNotice may also have the breach date, hack date, the hacker responsible, the hacked industry, the hacked location, and any other parts of the hack, breach, or leak that HackNotice can report on for the consumers of our product.

If you are a user of Ondracek & Company their products, services, websites, or applications and you were a client of HackNotice, monitoring for Ondracek & Company you may have been alerted to this report about Ondracek & Company . HackNotice is a service that provides data, information, and monitoring that helps our clients recover from and remediate data breaches, hacks, and leaks of their personal information. HackNotice provides a service that helps our clients know what to do about a hack, breach, or leak of their information.

If Ondracek & Company had a transgress of consumer data or a data leak, then there may live additional actions that our clients should submit to protect their digital identity. Data breaches, hacks, and leaks often leading to and cause identity theft, account read overs, ransomware, spyware, extortion, and malware. account takeovers are often caused by credential reuse, password reuse, easily guessed passwords, and are facilitated by the sharing of billions of credentials and other customer information through data leaks, as the direct result of data breaches and hacks.

HackNotice monitors trends in publically available data that indicates tens of thousands of data breaches each year, along with billions of records from data leaks each year. On behalf of our clients, HackNotice works to monitor for hacks that take to lower client security and digital identities that get been exposed and should be considered vulnerable to attack. HackNotice works with clients to identify the extent that digital identities have been exposed and provides remediation suggestions for how to handgrip each type of exposure.

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