Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Kyocera AVX Components Corporation regarding its recent data breach. The Kyocera AVX data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 39,000 individuals.
ABOUT KYOCERA AVX COMPONENTS CORPORATION:
Kyocera AVX is a global manufacturing company that designs, produces, and distributes advanced electronic components. Examples of Kyocera AVX products include capacitors, antennas, sensors, and filters used in various fields such as aerospace, automotive, consumer electronics, and medicine.3 With facilities in over 15 countries, Kyocera AVX is headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, and has over 15,000 employees. Founded as Radiola Wireless in 1922, Kyocera AVX has undergone various name changes in the past century, becoming Kyocera AVX in 2021.
On March 30, 2023, Kyocera AVX 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, Kyocera AVX determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information between February 16 and March 30, 2023. On October 30, 2023, Kyocera AVX began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
If you received a breach notification letter from Kyocera AVX:
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 Kyocera AVX 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 Kyocera AVX Components Corporation;
- 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.