DTN Management Co. Data Breach Exposes Social Security Numbers

By
Will Gendron
May 24, 2024 5:16 PM
Data breach at DTN Management Co. exposed names and SSNs. Free credit monitoring offered. Check for updates and enroll in protection.
DTN Management Co. Data Breach Exposes Social Security Numbers

What Happened?

DTN Management Co. recently experienced a significant data security incident, which resulted in unauthorized access to personal data. The breach was identified and reported to the Massachusetts Attorney General's office, confirming the exposure of sensitive consumer information. The specific details of how the breach occurred are still under investigation, but it involved unauthorized acquisition of data including full names and social security numbers of individuals associated with DTN Management Co.

Information Exposed

  • Full name
  • Social security number

DTN Management Co's Response

In response to the data breach, DTN Management Co. has taken several steps to mitigate the impact on affected individuals and to prevent future occurrences. The company is offering Single Bureau Credit Monitoring, Single Bureau Credit Report, and Single Bureau Credit Score services at no charge for 24 months. These services are provided by Cyberscout, a TransUnion company, to help monitor and protect the credit files of those impacted. DTN Management Co. is also providing proactive fraud assistance to address any concerns or questions from affected individuals. For more details on the services offered and how to enroll, visit Cyberscout Activation.

What You Should Do If Affected

Given the nature of the information exposed, it is crucial for affected individuals to remain vigilant and proactive in monitoring their financial accounts and credit reports for any suspicious activity. Here are some recommended actions:

  1. Enroll in the credit monitoring service offered by DTN Management Co. to receive alerts for any changes in your credit file.
  2. Regularly review your account statements and credit reports. You can obtain a free credit report from each of the three major credit reporting agencies at Annual Credit Report.
  3. Consider placing a fraud alert on your credit reports. This can make it harder for identity thieves to open accounts in your name. Here are the links to place a fraud alert:
    1. Equifax
    2. TransUnion
    3. Experian
  1. If you suspect any identity theft or fraud, file a report with your local law enforcement or contact the Federal Trade Commission at IdentityTheft.gov.

About DTN Management Co

DTN Management Co. is a prominent real estate management company based in Lansing, MI, specializing in the ownership, development, acquisition, and management of multi-family housing and commercial real estate. With over 50 years of experience and a portfolio of more than 106 communities, DTN Management Co. employs over 300 individuals.

For additional details on the data breach and to view the official notice to consumers, please refer to the disclosure on the Massachusetts Attorney General's website.

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