Data Breach

Directive Communication Systems Data Breach Investigation

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Shamis & Gentile P.A., one of the nation's premier class action law firms specializing in data breach cases, is investigating the Directive Communication Systems, Inc data breach. If you were affected by the data breach, your sensitive personally identifiable information may have been exposed, and you may be eligible for compensation.

About Directive Communication Systems, Inc

Directive Communication Systems, Inc (DCS) is a legal services provider that focuses on managing and communicating the directives of a decedent's digital and offline personal account portfolios. Founded in 2014 and based in Massachusetts, DCS assists attorneys and personal representatives in organizing personal accounts to fulfill an individual’s final wishes.

The November 2023 Data Breach

In early November 2023, Directive Communication Systems experienced a significant data breach. Unauthorized access was gained to parts of their platform, potentially exposing sensitive consumer information. The types of information that may have been compromised include:

  • Full name
  • Other personal details (specifics not disclosed)

Your Rights and Next Steps

If your information was part of the DCS data breach, it's important to take immediate action to protect your identity and personal data. Here are some steps you can take:

  1. Monitor Your Accounts: Keep an eye on your financial statements and credit reports for any unauthorized activity.
  2. Credit Freeze: Consider placing a credit freeze on your files, which makes it harder for identity thieves to open accounts in your name.
  3. Fraud Alerts: Place a fraud alert on your credit reports to warn creditors that you may be a victim of identity theft.
  4. Use Offered Services: Enroll in any identity protection services offered by DCS, such as Experian IdentityWorks, to get additional protection and monitoring.

You May Be Entitled to Compensation

The exposure of your personal information due to a data breach can lead to potential risks of identity theft and fraud. Lawyers are ready to help you understand your rights and may assist you in receiving compensation for damages caused by the breach. If you believe your information was compromised and you've suffered from identity theft or other damages, please consider completing the below form to potentially join a lawsuit and claim compensation.


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