The privacy and security of personal information is of the utmost importance to Marine Bank & Trust.
On March 15, 2021, Marine Bank & Trust detected potential unauthorized access to its network. Upon learning of this issue, Marine Bank & Trust contained and secured the threat and commenced a prompt and thorough investigation. Marine Bank & Trust launched an investigation in consultation with outside cybersecurity professionals who regularly investigate and analyze these types of situations to help determine whether any sensitive data had been compromised because of the incident. Marine Bank & Trust’s investigation determined that the unauthorized individual(s) removed certain data from portions of its network between February 28, 2021 and March 6, 2021.
After an extensive forensic investigation and comprehensive review, Marine Bank & Trust discovered on August 24, 2021 that the data potentially removed from portions of its network contained personal information. The information included full names and one (1) or more of the following: Social Security numbers, driver’s license / state ID numbers, and financial account numbers.
To date, Marine Bank & Trust is not aware of any reports of identity fraud or improper use of any information as a direct result of this incident. Out of an abundance of caution, Marine Bank & Trust provided written notification of this incident commencing on September 8, 2021 to impacted individuals for whom they were able to locate a last known home address. The notice letter specifies steps impacted individuals may take in order to protect themselves against identity fraud, including enrolling in complimentary credit monitoring services, placing a fraud alert/security freeze on their credit files, obtaining free credit reports, and remaining vigilant in reviewing financial account statements and credit reports for fraudulent or irregular activity on a regular basis.
Marine Bank & Trust is committed to maintaining the privacy of personal information in its possession and has taken many precautions to safeguard it. Marine Bank & Trust continually evaluates and modifies its practices and internal controls to enhance the security and privacy of personal information.
Individuals with questions concerning this incident may call a dedicated and confidential toll-free response line that Marine Bank & Trust has set up to respond to questions at 800-715-7784. The response line is available Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 9:00pm Eastern Time.