Delta Pipeline Data Breach

By
Will Gendron
Mar 28, 2024 8:56 AM
"Delta Pipeline Inc. experienced a data breach on February 26, 2024, affecting individuals associated with the company. Personal information compromised includes Social Security, passport and driver’s license numbers, addresses, email addresses, signatures, medical, and health insurance information. If you're impacted, learn steps to protect your data and access free credit monitoring services."

Delta Pipeline Inc., a construction company that prides itself on being 100% employee-owned, recently experienced a significant data breach. The incident, which occurred on February 26, 2024, led to unauthorized access to sensitive personal information of individuals associated with the company.

What Happened?

Delta Pipeline detected suspicious activity within its network, prompting an immediate investigation with the aid of cybersecurity and data privacy experts. The investigation revealed that an unauthorized party potentially acquired personal information during the breach. By March 5, Delta Pipeline identified the individuals whose data was potentially compromised.

Information Exposed

The data accessed without authorization included a range of personal details:

  • Full name
  • Social Security number
  • Passport number
  • Driver’s license number
  • Address
  • Email address
  • Signature
  • Medical information
  • Health insurance information

Company's Response

In response to the breach, Delta Pipeline took swift action to secure its systems, including disabling affected accounts. The company has also begun notifying those impacted, offering credit monitoring services through Cyberscout, a TransUnion company specializing in fraud assistance. These services are intended to alert individuals to any changes in their credit file over the next 12 months.

Steps You Can Take

If you believe you may be affected by this breach, Delta Pipeline encourages you to stay vigilant by monitoring your account statements and credit reports. It's recommended to contact financial institutions and major credit bureaus to inform them of the breach. Consider placing a fraud alert or a security freeze on your credit file to prevent unauthorized transactions.

For more detailed guidance, you can review the Notice to Consumers provided by Delta Pipeline.

Resources and Assistance

Delta Pipeline has arranged for affected individuals to enroll in credit monitoring services at no charge. To avail of these services, visit IdentityForce's enrollment page and use the unique code provided in the notice when prompted.

For additional support, Delta Pipeline's representatives are available to address any queries related to the incident. You can reach them at 1-800-405-6108, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time.

Protecting Your Information

To further protect your identity and personal information, you can:

Legal Rights and Additional Support

You have the right to file a police report if you experience identity theft. For more information on identity theft prevention and your legal rights, you can reach out to the Federal Trade Commission at IdentityTheft.gov or by calling 1-877-ID-THEFT.

Delta Pipeline sincerely apologizes for any inconvenience caused by this incident and remains committed to maintaining the privacy and security of personal information. For further details about the company, you can visit Delta Pipeline's website.

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