TalentLaunch Data Breach Exposes Sensitive Info

By
Will Gendron
Mar 7, 2024 2:16 PM
Data breach at TalentLaunch exposed names, SSNs, financial & medical info. Act now to secure your data.

The March 19, 2023 Data Breach

On or about May 31, 2023, TalentLaunch detected unauthorized access to its network, which led to the exposure of sensitive data. This incident involved a cybersecurity breach that potentially allowed unauthorized parties to access or remove data from the network. The breach was identified during routine security monitoring, and immediate steps were taken to secure the network and mitigate any further damage.

Information Exposed

The types of consumer information that were potentially exposed include:

  • Name of individual
  • Address
  • Social Security Number Information
  • Driver’s License number
  • Government-issued ID number (e.g., passport, state ID card)
  • Financial Information (e.g., account number, credit or debit card number)
  • Medical Information

Alliance Solutions Group, LLC (dba TalentLaunch)'s Response

Upon discovering the breach, Alliance Solutions Group, LLC (dba TalentLaunch) acted swiftly to secure its systems and mitigate the impact. External cybersecurity experts were engaged to conduct a thorough investigation into the nature and scope of the breach. The investigation revealed that data might have been accessed or removed by unauthorized actors. Although there is no evidence that the information has been used to commit financial fraud or identity theft, the company has taken several steps to enhance security and prevent future incidents. These measures include strengthening network security and implementing additional security protocols recommended by cybersecurity professionals.

Steps to Take if You Are Affected

If you believe your information might have been compromised in this breach, it is crucial to take immediate action to protect yourself from potential identity theft:

  1. Enroll in the complimentary identity theft protection services offered by TalentLaunch. These services include Single Bureau Credit Monitoring, which alerts you to changes in your credit file. Enroll here.
  2. Place a Fraud Alert on your credit files. This action informs creditors to contact you before opening new accounts in your name.
  3. Consider placing a Security Freeze on your credit reports, which restricts access to your credit report and helps prevent new credit accounts from being opened in your name.
  4. Regularly review your financial account statements and credit reports for any unauthorized activity. If you spot something suspicious, report it immediately to your financial institution and the relevant authorities.
  5. Obtain a free credit report from AnnualCreditReport.com to check for discrepancies and unfamiliar activities.

For more detailed information on how to protect your information and what specific steps to take, please refer to the official notice provided to consumers, available at the bottom of this page in PDF format.

For further assistance or to ask any questions regarding the breach, you can contact the dedicated response line set up by TalentLaunch. This toll-free line is available Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

By taking these steps, you can help safeguard your personal information and reduce the risk of identity theft. Remember, staying informed and vigilant is your best defense against cyber threats.

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