Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating KEMET Electronics Corporation, which does business as KEMET, regarding its recent data breach. The KEMET data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to an undetermined number of current and former employees.
ABOUT KEMET ELECTRONICS CORPORATION:
KEMET is an electronics manufacturer that innovates, designs, and makes electronic components. Founded in 1919, KEMET’s origins began in an inventor’s garage laboratory, expanding over the decades by issuing patents for everything from zinc oxide production systems to vacuum tubes and translators. Today, KEMET continues to advance materials science by heavily investing in its research and design capabilities. As a diversified electronics manufacturer, KEMET produces capacitators, inductors, sensors, and more. Accordingly, KEMET’s components can be found in everything from defibrillators to household appliances and spacecraft. Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, KEMET employs over 10,000 individuals in manufacturing hubs, offices, and research centers across North America, Europe, and Asia.
On October 11, 2022, KEMET discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, KEMET determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information between October 11 and October 12, 2022. On December 9, 2022, KEMET began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Medical information (e.g., enrollment plan information, work-related claims information)
If you are a current or former employee of KEMET Electronics Corporation:
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 KEMET 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 KEMET Electronics Corporation;
- 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.