WRA Architects Data Breach Affects Personal Info

By
Will Gendron
Apr 23, 2024 4:38 PM
WRA Architects data breach exposed personal info. If affected, secure your identity with provided steps and services.
WRA Architects Data Breach Affects Personal Info

The March 2024 Data Breach at WRA Architects

WRA Architects, Inc. experienced a significant network disruption on March 3, 2024, which led to an immediate investigation to ascertain the nature and extent of the incident. It was discovered that unauthorized access to certain files occurred around March 2, 2024. A thorough review of these files conducted by March 29, 2024, confirmed that they contained personal information of some individuals.

Information Exposed

  • The specific types of information exposed were not disclosed in the public notice letter.

WRA Architects, Inc's Response

In response to the breach, WRA Architects took immediate steps to secure their network and prevent further unauthorized access. They have implemented additional security measures to strengthen their network security and minimize the risk of similar incidents in the future. The firm is also offering affected individuals complimentary credit monitoring and identity protection services through IDX, which includes 12 months of credit and dark web monitoring, a $1 million identity fraud loss reimbursement policy, and fully managed identity theft recovery services.

Steps to Take if You Are Affected

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

  1. Enroll in Complimentary Services: Use the enrollment code provided by WRA Architects to sign up for the complimentary services offered through IDX by July 18, 2024.
  2. Monitor Your Accounts: Keep an eye on your financial account statements for any unauthorized transactions. Report any suspicious activity immediately.
  3. Credit Reports: Obtain a free copy of your credit report from each of the three major credit reporting agencies once every 12 months at Annual Credit Report.
  4. Place a Fraud Alert: Consider placing a fraud alert on your credit reports. This makes it harder for identity thieves to open accounts in your name.
  5. Consider a Security Freeze: A security freeze will prevent creditors from accessing your credit report without your permission, helping to prevent identity theft.
  6. IRS Identity Protection PIN: Obtain an IP PIN from the IRS to prevent someone else from filing a tax return in your name.

About WRA Architects, Inc

WRA Architects, Inc. is a Dallas-based architectural firm known for its commitment to building strong client relationships and delivering high-quality design and services. The firm specializes in educational and institutional architecture, emphasizing the importance of effective communication and integrity throughout the construction process.

For further details on how to protect your personal information and to access the services provided, please refer to the notice to consumers linked here.

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