Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Altek Electronics, Inc. regarding its recent data breach. The Altek Electronics data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.
ABOUT ALTEK ELECTRONICS:
Altek Electronics is an electronics manufacturer that specializes in high quality printed circuit board assembly. Founded in 1972, Altek Electronics is celebrating 50 years of manufacturing and designing printed circuit board products. In addition to manufacturing, Altek Electronics participates in the complete life cycle of its products from prototyping to end of life. Altek Electronics is a veteran-owned small business founded by Stephen Altschuler and currently run by Mr. Altschuler and two of his children. Headquartered in Torrington, Connecticut, Altek Electronics employs approximately 200 individuals in manufacturing, design, inspection, and research fields and did about $45 million in revenue in 2021.
On November 2, 2022, Altek Electronics 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, Altek Electronics determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information between October 28, 2022 and November 2, 2022. On December 22, 2022, Altek Electronics began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed include:
- Social Security number
- Date of birth
If you received a breach notification letter from Altek Electronics:
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 Altek Electronics 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 services provided by Altek Electronics;
- 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.