Designed Receivable Solutions Reports Major Data Breach Affecting 498,000 People

By
Will Gendron
May 2, 2024 4:05 PM
Data breach at Designed Receivable Solutions exposed names, SSNs, medical info, and more. Check if you're affected and learn protective steps.
Designed Receivable Solutions Reports Major Data Breach Affecting 498,000 People

The March 2024 Data Breach at Designed Receivable Solutions

What Happened?

On January 22, 2024, Designed Receivable Solutions, Inc. detected suspicious activity within its network environment. The company promptly secured its network and enlisted a specialized cybersecurity firm to assess the situation. The investigation revealed that an unauthorized actor had accessed and possibly acquired certain files and data. By March 13, 2024, it was confirmed that sensitive data pertaining to individuals had been compromised.

Information Exposed

The following types of consumer information were exposed in the breach:

  • Name of individual
  • Address
  • Social Security Number
  • Driver’s License number
  • Government-issued ID number (e.g., passport, state ID card)
  • Medical Information
  • Health Insurance Information
  • Driver's License Number or Non-Driver Identification Card Number

Designed Receivable Solutions, Inc.'s Response

In response to the breach, Designed Receivable Solutions took immediate steps to further secure its network and mitigate any potential impact. The company engaged forensic experts to thoroughly investigate and rectify the breach. Additional monitoring tools were deployed to enhance the security of the systems. The company has also provided affected individuals with free credit monitoring services to safeguard their information and assist in preventing identity theft.

Steps to Take if You Are Affected

If you believe you were affected by this data breach, it is crucial to remain vigilant by monitoring your account statements and credit reports for any unauthorized activity. Consider taking the following steps:

  • Contact major credit bureaus to place a fraud alert and, if necessary, a credit freeze on your reports.
  • Review your financial accounts and credit reports regularly for signs of unauthorized transactions.
  • Use the free credit monitoring services offered by Designed Receivable Solutions to stay informed of changes in your credit status.
  • Report any suspicious activity to your financial institution and local law enforcement.

You can enroll in the credit monitoring service provided by visiting Cyberscout's website and using the unique code provided in the notification letter.

About Designed Receivable Solutions, Inc.

Designed Receivable Solutions, Inc. is a prominent player in the defense and space industry, specializing in the design, development, and manufacture of advanced technologies for U.S. national security and allied forces. The company focuses on mission-critical technologies including advanced sensing, network computing, and electric power propulsion systems.

For more detailed information on the breach, you can access the official disclosures on the websites of various state Attorney Generals:

For further assistance, affected individuals can contact the helpline provided by Designed Receivable Solutions at 1-833-961-7183, available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time, excluding holidays.

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