Mega Carrier Admits Truckers’ Personal Data May Have Been Stolen in Cyberattack

Mondovi, WI — A mega carrier has now confirmed a recent cyberattack may have resulted in the theft of a sizable amount of employee data.

In a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Marten Transport acknowledged it was a victim of a cyberattack on October 3, 2021.


The company which employs more than 3,000 truck drivers said cybercriminals “accessed and encrypted files” on its servers which led to the “download of certain data files.”

The carrier informed that a subsequent investigation into the hacking indicated that “certain employee data may have been at risk during the event.”

The company did not disclose the specifics of the data suspected of being stolen.

However, Marten told the SEC it is offering employees credit monitoring and identity restoration services at no cost for two years “out of an abundance of caution.”


While an investigation into the matter remains ongoing, the trucking giant said it has “implemented a series of containment and remediation measures to address this situation and reinforce the security of its information technology systems.”

Further, the company stated it does not believe the incident will “have a material impact on its business, operations or financial results.”

A ransomware gang known as “Hive” previously took credit for the hack and threatened to post 114 gigabytes of stolen data to its leak site.


However, the post making the threat has since been deleted without explanation.

Marten officials have also not indicated who they believe to be responsible for the attack. will continue to monitor new developments.

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