Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating TransUnion, LLC regarding its recent data breach. The TransUnion data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undisclosed number of individuals.
ABOUT TRANSUNION, LLC:
TransUnion is an American credit reporting agency. Serving over 30 countries, TransUnion collects and aggregates information on consumers and businesses. In fact, TransUnion maintains “more than 200 million files profiling nearly every credit-active consumer in the United States.” Originally founded in 1968 by the Union Tank Car Company, TransUnion has grown to be one of the leading consumer credit reporting agencies. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, TransUnion employs over 10,000 people globally and has annual revenue of over $2.6 billion.
Recently, TransUnion 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, TransUnion determined that unauthorized actors accessed this sensitive information. On November 7, 2022, TransUnion began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Driver’s license number
- Account number
If you received a breach notification letter from TransUnion:
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 email@example.com.
If you were impacted by the TransUnion 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 any free credit monitoring service provided by TransUnion, LLC;
- 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.