Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating REC Silicon regarding its recent data breach. The REC Silicon data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to an undetermined number of employees.
ABOUT REC SILICON:
REC Silicon is a chemical manufacturing company offering silane-based, high-purity silicon materials to high-tech industries across the globe. Accordingly, REC Silicon specializes in the production of solar grade polysilicon, electronic grade polysilicon, silane gas, and silicon gases. Founded in 2013, REC Silicon prides itself as a leading manufacturer of Signature Silane® materials. Headquartered in Fornebu, Norway, REC Silicon operates 4 sales offices throughout Asia as well as 2 production facilities in the United States, and employs over 250 individuals.
In November 2022, REC Silicon 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, REC Silicon determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information between October 25 and October 31, 2022. On February 27, 2023, REC Silicon began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Medical information
If you are a current or former employee of REC Silicon:
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 REC Silicon 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 REC Silicon;
- 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.