Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Valex Corp., regarding its recent data breach. The Valex data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undisclosed number of individuals.
ABOUT VALEX CORP.:
Valex is a semiconductor component manufacturer that specializes in making ultra-high purity parts. Founded in 1976, Valex has built a reputation for producing stainless teel tubes, pipes, fittings, and ball valves. Today, Valex supplies the solar, semiconductor, and TFT/ LCD industries. Headquartered in Ventura, California, Valex operates manufacturing hubs in South Korea and China, enabling easier distribution to major markets.
On or about July 1, 2021, Valex experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, Valex determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed and acquired this sensitive information by launching a malware attack between June 30 and July 1, 2021. On August 25, 2022, Valex began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Date of birth
If you received a breach notification letter from Valex Corp.:
We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you were impacted by the Valex data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.
- Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
- Enroll in the free credit monitoring service provided by Valex Corp.;
- Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
- Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
- Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
- Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.