AUS Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating AUS, Inc. regarding its recent data breach. The AUS data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 3,300 current and former employees.


AUS is a market research and consulting corporation that specializes in offering various services and products through its subsidiaries. As such, AUS is the parent company of SSRS, MSG, RoyaltySource, and AUS Consultants. Founded in 1967, AUS has made a name for itself by consulting within the utility and intellectual property data sectors. In the market research field, AUS and its subsidiaries work to provide market insight to the healthcare, sports and entertainment, and public policy sectors by providing polling, data collection, and more. Headquartered in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, AUS operates offices across the United States.


Recently, AUS 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, AUS determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information by launching a ransomware attack on November 28, 2022. On January 5, 2022, AUS began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number

If you are a current or former employee of AUS, SSRS, MSG, RoyaltySource, or AUS Consultants:

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

If you were impacted by the AUS data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by AUS, Inc.;
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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