Amerlux LLC Data Breach Exposes Sensitive Info

Will Gendron
Apr 23, 2024 4:37 PM
Amerlux LLC data breach exposed names, SSNs, bank details, and more. Enroll in free ID protection by July 22.

The March 2024 Data Breach at Amerlux

On the morning of March 13, 2024, a significant security incident was identified by Amerlux LLC’s independent IT vendor. This event was quickly determined to be a ransomware attack, initiated by a well-known cybercriminal group. The attack began approximately on March 7, 2024, and continued until the IT vendor successfully isolated Amerlux’s network on March 13, disconnecting all devices to halt the attack.

Information Exposed

During the breach, various types of sensitive personal information were potentially accessed. The compromised data includes:

  • Names
  • Addresses
  • Social Security Numbers
  • Salary data
  • Bank account information
  • Passport numbers

Amerlux LLC's Response

Immediately upon discovery, Amerlux LLC took decisive action to mitigate the effects of the breach. The company's IT vendor, alongside Ra Security, a cybersecurity firm, conducted a thorough investigation and recovery process. Amerlux also updated its antivirus software across all systems and reinforced the security of its network and third-party hosted systems, such as Oracle and Workday, which were confirmed secure.

To further protect affected individuals, Amerlux LLC is offering 24 months of identity theft protection services through IDX, a ZeroFox Company. This service includes credit and CyberScan monitoring, a $1,000,000 insurance reimbursement policy, and fully managed ID theft recovery services. Affected individuals are encouraged to enroll by July 22, 2024. For enrollment, please visit IDX Identity Protection Services.

Steps to Take if You Are Affected

If you suspect that your information was compromised in this breach, it is crucial to act promptly to secure your identity. Here are steps you can take:

  1. Monitor your financial accounts for any unauthorized activity and report them to your financial institution immediately.
  2. Order a free credit report from and review it for discrepancies.
  3. Consider placing a fraud alert and a security freeze on your credit reports. This can help prevent new accounts from being opened in your name. Contact the major credit bureaus to set these up:
  4. About Amerlux LLC

    Amerlux LLC is a subsidiary of Delta Electronics, Inc., specializing in innovative, energy-efficient lighting solutions for both commercial and residential spaces.

    For further details regarding the breach and how to protect yourself, you can access the official notice to consumers provided by Amerlux LLC on the Massachusetts Attorney General's website.

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