Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Planet Home Lending, LLC regarding its recent data breach. The Planet Home Lending data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 3,100 individuals.
ABOUT PLANET HOME LENDING, LLC:
Planet Home Lending is a financial services company serving current and prospective homeowners. As a mortgage-banking firm, Planet Home Lending offers loan servicing, private label servicing, mortgages, home loans, and homeowner assistance. Headquartered in Meriden, Connecticut, Planet Home Lending has additional locations across the United States in California, Texas, Florida, Maryland, and New York. Founded in 2007, Planet Home Lending serves over 210,000 customers and employs approximately 1,000 individuals.
On June 1, 2023, Planet Home Lending discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its system may have been accessed. Through its investigation, Planet Home Lending determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information through a vulnerability in the MOVEit file sharing platform used by Planet Home Lending on May 29, 2023. On August 31, 2023, Planet Home Lending 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 Planet Home Lending:
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 Planet Home Lending 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 free credit monitoring service provided by Planet Home Lending, LLC;
- 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.