BOSTON -- State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) today began sending precautionary notifications to employees and some customers of the former Investors Financial Services Corp. (IBT) that computer equipment containing certain personal data was stolen from a vendors facility. IBT had engaged the vendor for legal support services.
There is no evidence to date to suggest that the data has been misused or that legacy State Street customers or employees are impacted. As a precaution, State Street is notifying legacy IBT employees and certain legacy IBT customers whose personal data was on the stolen computer equipment. This notification process is expected to be completed shortly.
State Street has developed a dedicated section of its website with more details for the legacy IBT customers and employees who will receive these precautionary notifications.This information can be found at www.statestreet.com/notification and includes detail about a number of credit monitoring services being made available by State Street at no cost for two years.