Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Swissport North America, Inc., regarding its recent data breach. The Swissport North America data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.
ABOUT SWISSPORT NORTH AMERICA, INC.:
Swissport North America is a subsidiary company of Swissport International. Accordingly, Swissport North America provides on-the-ground aviation services, including passenger services, fueling, ramp handling, cargo handling, and more. Additionally, Swissport North America offers lounge and hospitality services to select airports. Founded in 1996, Swissport International began its business in Canton of Zurich, Switzerland, growing quickly over the next two decades by moving into markets beyond Europe, including North America. Today, Swissport North America is headquartered in Dulles, Virginia, and conducts operations across Mexico, the United States, and Canada.
On February 3, 2022, Swissport North America discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, Swissport North America concluded that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information between February 1 and February 3, 2022. On September 29, 2022, Swissport North America began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The exact type of information has not been disclosed by Swissport North America. However, according to state reporting guidelines, “personal information” can include the following types of information:
- Social Security number
- Driver’s license number
- Financial information
- Medical information
- Taxpayer information
- Personal identification number issued by the United States IRS
If you received a breach notification letter from Swissport North America:
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 Swissport North America 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 Swissport North America, Inc.;
- 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.