BJA Partners is an insurance company that's been active since 1983. The company maintains a staff made of a variety of different insurance agents, secretaries, and insurance specialists. Since its initial launch, BJA Partners has acquired several insurance companies to expand throughout the Solana Beach area and in other parts of California.
The BJA Partner's breach occurred when an employee email account was compromised by an attacker. The employee likely opened a malicious link and gave away their account password in the process. It's common for phishing attacks to result in the loss of account information.
This BJA Partner's breach occurred on December 2, 2022. The attack was noticed on this date, and it was several days before the account was fully secured once again.
This BJA data breach impacts employees of the company whose information was contained within files, emails, and attachments within the email account compromised. Different employees lost different amounts of information, but if you receive a notice from the company, it's safe to assume you've had a significant amount of your information compromised.
The total number of affected files is not yet known. If you know your information may have been exposed in this attack, you should immediately take steps to protect yourself. Consider investing in a credit monitoring service or placing a freeze on your credit accounts. You should also watch your financial accounts closely for any suspicious activities.