Oreo cookie maker Hacked – Over 50K-plus employees’ personal info Leaked

Mondelez Global LLC, the parent company of Oreo cookies and other major food products have released a notice stating that Oreo cookie maker Hacked, they have faced a data breach that involves several personal information.

Bryan Cave, which acts as a legal supporting firm for Mondelez mentioned that unauthorized access to the systems has been detected between February 27, 2023 and March 1, 2023.

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Investigations are still being done and legal authorities have been contacted.

Second unauthorized access to the systems was detected on March 24, 2023, 23 days prior to the first breach.

Data that was stolen during these breaches are under investigation and yet to be confirmed.

Information Involved in Data Breach

The data that has been confirmed to be leaked during this breach belongs to current and former employees of Mondelez.

Affected employees are currently being notified about the breach and the company is working on taking necessary actions.

The data of employees includes,

  • SSN (Social Security Number)
  • First and Last name
  • Address
  • Date of Birth
  • Marital Status
  • Gender
  • Employee Identification Number
  • Mondelez Retirement plan

Bryan Cave and Mondelez are working with law enforcement and cybersecurity investigators to further investigate this incident.

They also mentioned that they are taking several security measures to stop this kind of incident in the future.

Compliments from Mondelez

In order to compensate for this data breach, Mondelez is offering affected individuals access to Experian Identity Works Credit Plus 1B for 2 years.

Experian can help to protect against the misuse of personal information and provides identity protection.

Mondelez is a Fortune 500 company ranking at 108. They had an annual revenue of $28.72 billion in 2021. They operate in more than 150 countries with 79000+ employees worldwide.

Cybercrimes are on the rise and it is recommended for organizations to take necessary precautions to prevent this kind of data breach.

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BALAJI is an Ex-Security Researcher (Threat Research Labs) at Comodo Cybersecurity. Editor-in-Chief & Co-Founder - Cyber Security News & GBHackers On Security.