Chemonics International, Inc. (“Chemonics”) is committed to protecting the security and privacy of information that we maintain. Unfortunately, we regret to inform you that we were the victim of a sophisticated cyber incident.
On July 12, 2021, we discovered anomalous activity in our email environment. Upon discovery, we immediately initiated an investigation of the incident with the assistance of forensic experts. Forensic examination confirmed that an unauthorized actor(s) obtained access to several email accounts from March 2, 2021 to July 13, 2021, although our investigation could not conclusively determine the specific emails that were accessed. The investigation also found no conclusive evidence of data exfiltration, and we have no evidence of actual or attempted misuse of anyone’s personal information.
Nevertheless, we are providing notice to individuals whose personal information may have been impacted by this unauthorized access. The categories of personal information that may have been impacted include government-issued identification numbers, financial account numbers, medical information, health insurance information, and/or access credential information.
We take this incident very seriously and sincerely regret any inconvenience this incident may cause you. Upon discovery of this incident, we secured our network, safely remediated our systems and operations, implemented measures to further improve the security and monitoring of our systems, and notified law enforcement. We also have set up a dedicated call center in the United States and in the United Kingdom as well as a dedicated email account to answer questions about this incident. In addition, we are providing identity monitoring services to potentially impacted individuals based on their geographic location. If you believe you were affected, please click here if you reside in the United States, here if you reside in the United Kingdom, or here if you reside outside the United States and the United Kingdom.