Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Discovery Clothing, Inc. regarding its recent data breach. The Discovery Clothing Company data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 6,500 individuals.
ABOUT DISCOVERY CLOTHING, INC.:
Discovery Clothing Company is the largest independently owned clothing retailer in Northern Illinois. Known for its reasonable prices, Discovery Clothing Company specializes in selling casual and career-based clothing for women. Accordingly, Discovery Clothing Company offers everything from shoes and accessories to dresses and jeans. Founded in 1986, Discovery Clothing Company has maintained its brick-and-mortar business model while leveraging social media to target specific markets. Discovery Clothing Company is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and operates stores across Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Florida.
Recently, Discovery Clothing Company 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, Discovery Clothing Company determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information by launching a ransomware attack on October 3, 2022. On December 28, 2022, Discovery Clothing Company began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
If you received a breach notification letter from Discovery Clothing Company:
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 Discovery Clothing Company 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 Discovery Clothing, 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.