Hahn & Clay, Inc. Data Breach Affects 441 Texans

By
Will Gendron
Apr 17, 2024 2:53 PM
Data breach at Hahn & Clay, Inc. affects 441 Texans, exposing SSNs, driver's licenses, and more. Learn steps to protect your info.
Hahn & Clay, Inc. Data Breach Affects 441 Texans

The March 19, 2024 Data Breach

Recently, Hahn & Clay, Inc., a prominent player in the oil and energy sector, experienced a data breach. This incident was first reported to the Texas Attorney General's office on April 17, 2024, and has affected a substantial number of individuals, specifically 441 Texas residents. The breach involved unauthorized access to sensitive personal information, which we detail below.

Information Exposed

  • Name of individual
  • Social Security Number Information
  • Driver’s License number
  • Health Insurance Information
  • Date of Birth

Hahn & Clay, Inc.'s Response

In response to the breach, Hahn & Clay, Inc. has taken several steps to mitigate the impact on affected individuals and to prevent future incidents. The company has engaged with cybersecurity professionals to enhance their security systems and protocols. Additionally, all affected individuals were notified about the breach via U.S. Mail, ensuring they are aware of the exposure and can take necessary precautions.

Steps to Take if You Are Affected

If you believe you might be among those affected by this data breach, it is crucial to take immediate action to protect your personal information. Here are some steps you can follow:

  1. Monitor your financial accounts for any unauthorized activity and alert your bank if you notice anything suspicious.
  2. Consider placing a fraud alert on your credit reports, which will warn creditors to take extra verification steps before opening new accounts in your name.
  3. Obtain a free credit report from AnnualCreditReport.com to check for any discrepancies or unauthorized accounts.
  4. If your Social Security number was compromised, visit the official Social Security Administration website for advice on preventing identity theft.
  5. Stay vigilant against phishing attempts. Do not click on links or download attachments from unfamiliar emails.

About Hahn & Clay, Inc.

Hahn & Clay, Inc. is based in Houston, Texas, and operates within the oil and energy industry. The company has a long-standing history and is known for its significant contributions to the sector.

For more detailed information on the breach and to view the official disclosure, please visit the Texas Attorney General's Data Security Breach Reports page.

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