Webster Bank Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Webster Bank, N.A. regarding its recent data breach. The Webster Bank data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 190,000 individuals.


Webster Bank is a commercial bank serving individuals as well as small businesses. As a financial corporation, Webster Bank offers a variety of services from commercial banking, online and mobile banking, and retirement planning to asset-based lending, wealth management, and employee benefits. Headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, Webster Bank has locations in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rode Island, and New York. With hundreds of locations, Webster Bank employs approximately 4,700 individuals and has over $60 billion in assets.


On January 26, 2023, Webster Bank learned that one of its vendors, Guardian Analytics, had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, Guardian Analytics learned that sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to Webster Bank’s customers had been impacted. Webster Bank conducted its own investigation and determined that sensitive information belonging to Webster Bank’s customers had been posted on the dark web. Later, Guardian Analytics determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed and acquired this sensitive information between November 27, 2022, and January 17, 2023. On April 10, 2023, Webster Bank began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Financial account numbers

If you received a breach notification letter from Webster Bank:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or sam@turkestrauss.com.

If you were impacted by the Webster Bank data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by Webster Bank, N.A.;
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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