Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Eurasia Group regarding its recent data breach. The Eurasia Group data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.
ABOUT EURASIA GROUP:
Eurasia Group is a management consultancy firm that specializes in political risk management. Founded in 1998, Eurasia Group began out of a single cubicle in a New York City office building, its business operations focused on the emerging states of the former Soviet Union. Over the next two decades, Eurasia Group rapidly expanded to become one of the world’s leading consultancies in political risk analysis. Today, Eurasia Group consults with major clients in over 95 countries, providing expertise on everything from country-specific economic sectors to interstate relations. Headquartered in New York, New York, Eurasia Group operates offices across North America, South America, Asia, and Europe.
Recently, Eurasia Group 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, Eurasia Group determined that an unauthorized actor accessed this sensitive information through employee email accounts. Furthermore, Eurasia Group concluded that this unknown actor accessed this sensitive information multiple times between December 1, 2020, and June 24, 2022. On January 20, 2023, Eurasia Group began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The exact type of information has not been disclosed by Eurasia Group. However, according to state reporting guidelines, “personal information” can include the following types of information:
- Social Security number
- Driver’s license number
- Financial information
- Medical information
- Taxpayer information
- Personal identification number issued by the United States IRS
If you received a breach notification from Eurasia Group:
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 Eurasia Group 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 services provided by Eurasia Group;
- 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.