- April M Strauss
Data Breach Report: MX Holdings US
MX Holdings US subsidiaries also impacted: CFP Fire Protection / COSCO Fire Protection / Firetrol Protection Systems
On May 10, 2022, the California Attorney General’s Office Published a Data Breach Notice from MX Holdings US, Inc. “(MX Holdings”) and its subsidiary companies, including CFP Fire Protection, COSCO Fire Protection, and Firetrol Protection.
According to California AG’s Office, the data breach occurred on August 17, 2021. MX Holdings reports that it determined personal information was contained in its compromised email accounts around April 5, 2022, eight months after the initial breach.
What information may be at risk?
Depending on the individual, the personal information at risk includes:
· Dates of Birth
· Social Security Numbers
· Driver’s License Numbers
· Passport Numbers
· Financial Account Numbers
· Limited Medical Information
The full notice provided by MX Holdings US can be viewed here.
For more information about this data breach please see this article in LegalScoops written by April M. Strauss, senior attorney and Certified Information Privacy Professional.
Special California Laws Protect You
If you are a California resident and received a Recent Notice of Data Breach from MX Holdings US, you may be entitled to between $100 and $1,000 or your actual damages, whichever is greater. Participants in data breach lawsuits can recover damages, injunctive relief (to make sure that the business has reasonable security practices to protect consumer data from being leaked again), and anything else the court concludes is necessary to compensate data breach victims and prevent these harms from reoccurring.
We Can Help You Exercise Your Rights
Every case is unique. Even when your data has been part of a breach, despite the provisions of California law you may not be awarded compensation.
Experienced data breach and class action attorneys can help you exercise your rights, evaluate your options, and decide whether you are entitled to compensation. There are no out of pocket costs to you, as we only get paid if we prevail.
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If you have received a Data Breach Notice from MX Holdings US are concerned about this breach and what your options are please fill out this contact form.