SALT LAKE CITY — A data breach on JP Morgan Chase bank servers earlier this year resulted in inappropriate access of personal information for some Utah Department of Workforce Services UCard customers.
“The breach affected DWS customers who use the UCard, an electronic payment card that provides funds for training, unemployment insurance, and payroll for some state employees,” according to a statement from the DWS.
The breach occurred between July 17 and September 17. During that time, personal information was inappropriately accessed.
Approximately 97,000 people use the UCard. A JP Morgan representative told FOX 13 News all of those users were notified, but the company could not provide an estimate of how many people were affected.
Upon hearing of the breach, Utah DWS Executive Director Jon S. Pierpont issued the following statement: