SinglePoint Data Breach Affects 11,096 Americans

By
Will Gendron
Apr 17, 2024 12:27 PM
Data breach at SinglePoint Outsourcing exposed names, SSNs, DOBs, driver's licenses, and bank info. Affected users can get free credit monitoring.

The November 2023 Data Breach

On November 30, 2023, SinglePoint Outsourcing, Inc. detected a potential security incident. The company swiftly engaged forensic experts to secure their systems and investigate the scope of the breach. It was discovered that an unauthorized party accessed certain files between November 8 and November 9, 2023. By January 11, 2024, SinglePoint completed a thorough review of the potentially impacted data.

Information Exposed

The following types of consumer information may have been compromised:

  • First and last name
  • Social Security number
  • Date of birth
  • Driver's license number
  • Bank account information

SinglePoint Outsourcing, Inc.'s Response

In response to the breach, SinglePoint Outsourcing took immediate action to secure affected accounts by resetting passwords and implementing additional security measures, including 24/7 system monitoring. To assist those potentially impacted, the company is offering 12 or 24 months of complimentary credit monitoring and identity protection services. Details on how to enroll in these services are provided to affected individuals.

Steps to Take if You Are Affected

If you believe you are affected by this breach, it is crucial to act promptly to protect your personal information:

  1. Enroll in the provided credit monitoring and identity protection services. Visit IDX Protection Services to activate your membership using the enrollment code provided in the notice.
  2. Regularly review your account statements and credit reports for any unauthorized activity. You are entitled to a free credit report annually from each of the major credit bureaus at Annual Credit Report.
  3. Consider placing a fraud alert or a credit freeze on your credit files. This can help prevent new accounts from being opened in your name without your consent.
  4. Stay vigilant and report any suspicious activities to your financial institutions and the relevant authorities.

About SinglePoint Outsourcing, Inc.

SinglePoint Outsourcing, Inc., based in the central valley of California, is a human resources firm committed to providing comprehensive outsourcing solutions. The company aims to enhance the success of the businesses it partners with by integrating their staff with client teams to develop tailored strategies.

For further details on the breach and how to protect your information, please refer to the official notice filed with the California Attorney General.

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