Pfizer waited SIX WEEKS to warn employees that CONFIDENTIAL DATA had been POSTED ON THE INTERNET!
Download and read the full length letter from Pfizer's lawyers Dickstein Shapiro to CT Attorney General here! (Click on images to enlarge, or simply download the entire letter.)
In the letter Pfizer Inc admits that it took them six weeks before they started notifying 17,000 employees and former employees that their personal information had been POSTED ON THE INTERNET!
Pfizer learned about the data breach already on April 18 when an "independent computer services consultant informed the company that he had discovered files containing Pfizer data on a peer-to-peer network."
Did Pfizer take swift action???
Nope, they sat in their offices wringing their hands for SIX LONG WEEKS UNTIL THEY FINALLY REALIZED THEY HAD TO INFORM THEIR EMPLOYEES!
Pfizer didn’t start notifying the affected people until June 1, and the mailing wasn’t completed until June 6, according to the nine-page letter: