White Oak Partners Data Breach

By
Will Gendron
Mar 27, 2024 3:17 PM
Affected by the White Oak Partners data breach? Personal information including names, Social Security numbers, and health info may have been exposed. Learn steps to protect yourself.

March 2024 Data Breach Disclosure

White Oak Partners, a prominent real estate investment firm, recently experienced a significant data breach. The breach was first identified and subsequently reported to the Massachusetts Attorney General's office, marking a critical moment for the company and its stakeholders.

Information Exposed

In this breach, several types of sensitive consumer information were compromised:

  • Names
  • Social Security numbers
  • Health information

White Oak Partners's Response

Upon discovering the breach, White Oak Partners took immediate action to address the incident. The company has engaged with cybersecurity professionals to secure their systems and prevent future breaches. Additionally, White Oak Partners has offered affected individuals complimentary credit monitoring services to help safeguard their identities. For more details on the company's response, you can view the official notice here.

Steps to Take if You Are Affected

If you believe your information may have been exposed in this breach, it is crucial to act swiftly to protect your identity:

  1. Monitor Your Accounts: Regularly review your financial statements and credit reports for any unauthorized activity.
  2. Place a Fraud Alert: Contact one of the major credit bureaus (Equifax, Experian, or TransUnion) to request a fraud alert on your credit file.
  3. Consider a Credit Freeze: A more secure option than a fraud alert, a credit freeze will prevent creditors from accessing your credit report entirely.
  4. Report Suspicious Activity: If you detect any suspicious activity, report it immediately to the relevant financial institution and consider filing a report with local law enforcement or the Federal Trade Commission.

About White Oak Partners

White Oak Partners is a seasoned leader in the multifamily real estate investment sector. With a history of managing over $10 billion in multifamily real estate across 47 states, the company is known for its strategic acquisition and management of apartment communities. More information about White Oak Partners can be found on their website.

By taking these steps and staying informed, you can better protect yourself from the potential fallout of this data breach and similar incidents in the future.

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