Le Vian Data Breach: Personal Data of Many Exposed

Will Gendron
May 7, 2024 5:15 PM
Le Vian data breach exposed names, addresses, and SSNs. Enroll in free credit monitoring if affected.

The March 2024 Data Breach

On March 20, 2024, Le Vian Corporation detected suspicious activity within their information systems, which was later confirmed as a data security incident. An unauthorized third party accessed the company's systems and extracted certain files containing confidential company information, including personal data of individuals associated with the company. Specifically, personal information provided to Le Vian as a rewards or sweepstakes winner or as an independent contractor were extracted. The breach was confirmed on March 29, 2024, after a thorough investigation with cybersecurity experts and law enforcement involvement.

Information Exposed

  • First name
  • Last name
  • Address
  • Social Security Number

Le Vian Corporation's Response

Upon discovery of the breach, Le Vian Corporation promptly initiated an investigation and recovery operation with the assistance of cybersecurity professionals and law enforcement. The company has been working diligently to reinforce their systems and enhance their information security protocols to prevent future incidents. Additionally, Le Vian is offering credit monitoring and remediation services through Experian® IdentityWorksSM at no cost to those affected, providing alerts and proactive fraud assistance for two years. Affected individuals can enroll for these services by visiting Experian IdentityWorks and using the activation code provided in their notice.

Steps to Take if You Are Affected

Given the nature of the data exposed, it is crucial for affected individuals to remain vigilant and proactive in monitoring their personal information. Here are several steps you can take:

  • Enroll in the provided credit monitoring service to receive alerts about any attempts to use your personal information.
  • Regularly review your financial statements and immediately report any suspicious transactions to your financial institutions.
  • Consider placing a fraud alert on your credit reports by contacting one of the three major credit bureaus: Equifax, Experian, or TransUnion.
  • You may also want to place a security freeze on your credit files, which generally prevents creditors from accessing your credit report without your consent.
  • Stay informed about your rights under the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and consider ordering your free credit report through AnnualCreditReport.com.

For detailed steps and additional resources, please refer to the Notice to Consumers provided by Le Vian Corporation, available in PDF format at the bottom of this page.

About Le Vian Corporation

Le Vian Corporation is a renowned jeweler with a history dating back over 500 years. The company has a rich heritage of designing jewelry inspired by nature and has been entrusted with royal jewels of Persia throughout its history. Today, Le Vian is known for its unique designs and has garnered a following among celebrities across various industries.

For more information on how to handle this data breach, affected individuals can contact Le Vian directly through their privacy email at privacy@levian.com.

Additionally, the full disclosure of the data breach is available on the Massachusetts Attorney General's website.

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