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Pathward, N.A. (re: H&R Block Emerald Card)/ Fidelity National Information Services, Inc./ Progress Software Data Breach Investigation

On Behalf of | Oct 16, 2023 | Firm News |

H&R Block Emerald Cards are issued by Pathward, N.A. and Fidelity National Information Services (“FNIS”) provided processing and technology services in support of the Emerald Card. On or about May 27, 2023, a vulnerability was discovered in the file transfer tool used by FNIS. The file transfer tool is known as MOVEit Transfer, and it is produced by Progress Software. As a result of the vulnerability, personal information of 793,626 individuals was compromised and the personal information included names, address, Social Security number, date of birth, driver’s license number, email address, phone number, Emerald Card number, card account number, and card expiration date. On July 12, 2023, Pathward N.A. learned from FNIS that personal information had been breached due to the Progress MOVEit vulnerability discovered on May 27, 2023; however, Pathward N.A. did not begin notifying compromised individuals until September 27, 2023. If you received a breach notification letter that’s related to an H&R Block Emerald Card issued by Pathward, and you would like additional information about your legal rights, you can contact Goldenberg Schneider, LPA by calling 513-982-1569, sending an email to [email protected] or completing the “Contact Us” form to the right.

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