Top Gun Technology Data Breach

By
Will Gendron
Mar 20, 2024 1:12 PM
"Affected by the Top Gun Technology data breach in October 2023? Personal details including names were exposed. Learn about the breach, the information involved, and steps to protect your data."

Understanding the Top Gun Technology Data Breach

If you're a client or associate of Top Gun Technology, it's important to be aware of a recent security incident that may have affected your personal information. In late October 2023, unauthorized access to an employee's email account was detected, potentially exposing sensitive data.

What Happened?

On October 29, 2023, Top Gun Technology discovered evidence of unauthorized access to an employee's email account. Immediate steps were taken to secure the network, and a thorough investigation with third-party forensic specialists was initiated to understand the extent of the breach. It was confirmed that the unauthorized access occurred between early and late October 2023. The company has since identified the types of consumer information that were exposed, which includes names and other personal details.

What Information Was Involved?

The specific types of information accessed include your name and additional personal details that have not been disclosed in this summary. Although there is no evidence of misuse of this information, Top Gun Technology is reaching out to potentially affected individuals as a precaution.

What Measures Are Being Taken?

Top Gun Technology has taken the security incident seriously, implementing several measures to enhance their security posture. These measures include securing the email tenant, improving email security, enforcing a company-wide password reset, bolstering multi-factor authentication policies, and deploying endpoint protection software across the company's systems. Furthermore, the company has informed regulatory authorities and consumer reporting agencies as required by law.

To address potential risks to affected individuals, Top Gun Technology is offering 24 months of complimentary access to credit monitoring and identity restoration services through Experian. Enrollment instructions are provided in the notice sent to affected parties.

What Can You Do?

As a proactive step, it's recommended that you monitor your account statements and credit reports for any unusual activity. You have the right to obtain a free credit report annually from each of the major credit bureaus at AnnualCreditReport.com or by calling 1-877-322-8228. Additionally, you may consider placing a fraud alert or credit freeze on your credit files.

Need More Information?

Should you have further questions or require assistance, Top Gun Technology has established a dedicated helpline at 1-833-918-7837, available Monday through Friday, 8 am to 8 pm Central Time. You can also refer to the Notice to Consumers for detailed instructions and additional steps you can take to protect your information.

Additional Resources

For more details about the incident and Top Gun Technology's response, please visit the disclosure on the Massachusetts Attorney General's website.

By staying informed and vigilant, you can help safeguard your personal information from potential misuse following this data breach. Remember, taking prompt action is key to protecting your identity and financial well-being.

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