Service Filtration Data Breach Details

By
Will Gendron
May 24, 2024 5:11 PM
Data breach at Service Filtration Corp exposed names and SSNs. Enroll in free credit monitoring by Nov 1, 2024.
Service Filtration Data Breach Details

May 2024 Data Breach Disclosure

Service Filtration Corporation, a leader in the mechanical and industrial engineering sector, experienced a significant data breach, which was disclosed on May 3, 2024. The breach involved unauthorized access to sensitive consumer information. Although there are currently no indications of identity theft or fraud stemming from this incident, the breach raises concerns due to the nature of the information involved.

Information Exposed

  • Name
  • Social Security number

Service Filtration Corporation's Response

Upon discovering the breach, Service Filtration Corporation took immediate steps to secure their systems and mitigate any potential impact. The company has initiated a comprehensive review of their security policies and procedures and is implementing additional measures to enhance security and prevent future occurrences. To support those potentially affected, Service Filtration Corporation is offering 24 months of free credit monitoring and identity restoration services through IDX, a leader in identity protection. Enrollment details and protective measures have been provided to ensure affected individuals can safeguard their information effectively.

Steps to Take if You Are Affected

Given the sensitivity of the data involved, it is crucial for affected individuals to take proactive steps to protect their identity and financial integrity:

  1. Enroll in Free Credit Monitoring: Take advantage of the free services offered by IDX. You can enroll using the Enrollment Code provided by Service Filtration Corporation. Remember, the deadline for enrollment is November 1, 2024.
  2. Monitor Your Accounts: Keep an eye on your financial accounts and promptly report any suspicious activities. Regularly reviewing your account statements and credit reports can help you spot anomalies early.
  3. Place Fraud Alerts and Credit Freezes: Consider placing a fraud alert or a credit freeze on your credit reports. This can make it harder for identity thieves to open accounts in your name. Contact the major credit bureaus to set these up:
    1. Equifax
    2. Experian
    3. TransUnion
  1. Stay Informed: Stay updated on the latest in identity protection and fraud prevention. The Federal Trade Commission’s identity theft website offers valuable resources.

About Service Filtration Corporation

Service Filtration Corporation specializes in the development and provision of high-quality liquid handling equipment for various industries. Their commitment to innovation and environmental sustainability has positioned them as a trusted provider in the mechanical and industrial engineering fields. The company's product range includes pumps, filtration systems, and related accessories, designed to meet the standards of today's manufacturing processes.

For further details on the breach and how to protect your information, please refer to the official notice provided by Service Filtration Corporation.

By taking these steps and staying vigilant, you can help safeguard your personal information from potential misuse following this data breach.

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