Sequoia HR is a human-resources service provider to businesses in many areas of the world. The company can administer benefits, handle payroll, manage 401k's, and offer tax support to the employees of its partner businesses. The company employs more than 1,000 professionals and has over 1,900 different clients currently.
While experts don't know the specifics about how the cloud infrastructure was breached, the Sequoia cloud servers were hacked into, and confidential files were accessed moments later. Once the files were accessed, they may have been removed and copied, and their information could have been stolen.
The Sequoia HR data breach occurred between September 22 and October 6, 2022.
This Sequoia data breach impacts customers and business partners of the company. This HR company handles human resources services for business owners and handles private documents for many different types of people as a result. Any of the people working with Sequoia could have had their files copied or tampered with.
There isn't a clear number of files impacted by this Sequoia file data breach. The company employs more than 1,000 individuals and works with over 1,900 clients. Any of those clients could have been negatively impacted. If you receive a statement from Sequoia or you've worked closely with Sequoia in the past, carefully monitor your credit report, financial accounts, and more for potential issues.