Fellowship Village notifies consumers about August 2023 data breach that exposed their BSNs | Console and Associates, PC

On July 1, 2024, Fellowship Village filed a data breach notification with the Massachusetts Attorney General after discovering that an unauthorized party had accessed its network for nearly two weeks in 2023. In the notification, Fellowship Village explains that the incident resulted in an unauthorized party accessing sensitive consumer information, including their names, social security numbers, medical record numbers, medical and treatment information, diagnosis information, health insurance information, driver’s license and state identification numbers, financial account information, and dates of birth. After completing its investigation, Fellowship Village began sending data breach notification letters to all individuals whose information was impacted by the recent data security incident.

If you have received a data breach notification from Fellowship Village, it is important that you understand the risk and what you can do about it. A data breach attorney can help you learn more about how to protect yourself from fraud or identity theft, and discuss your legal options following the Fellowship Village data breach. For more information, see our recent article on the topic here.

What caused the data breach at Fellowship Village?

The Fellowship Village data breach was only recently made public, and more information is expected soon. However, Fellowship Village’s filing with the Massachusetts Attorney General provides important information about what led up to the breach. Fellowship Village also posted a website addressing the incident.

According to these sources, Fellowship Village discovered unusual activity within its computer network on August 3, 2023. In response, Fellowship Village launched an investigation to learn more about the incident and determine what, if any, consumer information may have been impacted.

Through this investigation, Fellowship Village has confirmed that an unauthorized party gained access to its network between July 27, 2023 and August 9, 2023. During that time, the party accessed and may have deleted files containing confidential consumer information.

After Fellowship Village learned that sensitive consumer data had been accessed by an unauthorized party, it reviewed the compromised files to determine what information had been leaked and which consumers had been affected. While the compromised information varies by individual, it may include your name, social security number, medical record number, medical and treatment information, diagnosis information, health insurance information, driver’s license and state identification number, financial account information, and date of birth.

On July 1, 2024, Fellowship Village sent out data breach letters to everyone affected by the recent data security incident. These letters should provide victims with a list of what information of theirs was compromised.

More information about Fellowship Village

Fellowship Village is a senior living facility located in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. Fellowship Village offers a variety of different types of care depending on the needs of its residents, including active adult living and assisted living (assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing, and subacute rehabilitation). Fellowship Village employs over 675 people and generates approximately $105 million in annual revenue.

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