Data Breach Notifications

Entity Information

  • Type of Organization: Other Commercial
  • Entity Name: Farren International, LLC
  • Street Address: 1881 Route 46
  • City: Ledgewood
  • State, or Country if outside the US: New Jersey
  • Zip Code: 07852-9728

Submitted By

  • Name: Michelle Schaap
  • Title: Attorney at Law
  • Firm name (if different than entity): Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC
  • Telephone Number: 973-530-2026
  • Email Address:
  • Relationship to entity whose information was compromised: Legal Counsel

Breach Information

  • Total number of persons affected (including residents): 235
  • Total number of Maine residents affected: 2
  • If the number of Maine residents exceeds 1,000, have the consumer reporting agencies been notified: No
  • Date(s) Breach Occured: December 8, 2023 - December 28, 2023
  • Date Breach Discovered: December 15, 2023
  • Description of the Breach:
    • Other, External system breach (hacking)
    • If other, please specify: On December 15, 2023, the Company detected unusual activity on the Company’s computer network and confirmed the presence of an unauthorized entity in the Company’s environment. After retaining outside forensic resources, the Company determined that the Company’s systems experienced an RDP exploitation, which resulted in the subsequent execution of a ransomware attack (the “Security Incident”). The ransomware attack launched was undertaken, according to the ransom demand, by BlackSuit. At this time, the only categories of personally identifiable information believed to have been compromised during the Security Incident are employee names, physical addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, and passwords to company systems. While the Company cannot confirm at this time of submission, it is possible that social security numbers, driver's license numbers, and/or state identification card numbers of active and former employees may have also been compromised.
  • Information Acquired - Name or other personal identifier in combination with: Driver's License Number or Non-Driver Identification Card Number

Notification and Protection Services

  • Type of Notification: Written
  • Date(s) of consumer notification: 1/12/2024
  • Copy of notice to affected Maine residents: Personnel Notice (ME).pdf
  • Date of any previous (within 12 months) breach notifications: N/A
  • Were identity theft protection services offered: Yes
  • If yes, please provide the duration, the provider of the service and a brief description of the service: Equifax Complete Premier – 3 Bureau (24 Months) provided by Epiq eDiscovery Solutions