Symbia Logistics is a nationwide shipping and logistics company that works with companies throughout the United States. The company helps set up fulfillment centers and shipping lines to supply customers in new locations. Thousands of businesses partner with the company to get support to expand into new locations. Symbia Logistics began long before it was known by that name, in 1989, and it slowly evolved into the professional logistics powerhouse it is today.
When the Symbia data breach occurred, one or more individuals got into the company's data servers, accessed vital files, and encrypted them, carrying out a ransomware attack. This attack was an effort to extort Symbia, and it put a large number of individual files at risk.
The Symbia Logistics breach occurred on July 6, 2021.
The Symbia Logistics data breach may have impacted current employees as well as business partners. Symbia Logistics maintains personal employee files, as well as data for its logistics partners. Any individual that was exposed to this attack could have their credit damaged in the incident. If you received a notification from Symbia Logistics concerning this attack, it's vital to watch your credit history closely.
There is no exact information about the number of impacted files in the Symbia Logistics breach. A large number of files were likely encrypted in the attack in order for it to be an effective ransomware attack. Symbia Logistics offered potentially impacted individuals a 12-month credit monitoring service to help protect their identities from harm.