Peiffer Wolf Investigates Albany ENT & Allergy Services, PC. Data Breach
Peiffer Wolf is investigating claims on behalf of victims of a data breach involving data entrusted to Albany ENT & Allergy Services, PC. d/b/a Albany ENT (“AENT”).
Based in Albany, NY, Albany ENT is an Ear, Nose, and Throat practice serving the Capital Region of the State of New York. If you received a notice of data breach letter from Albany ENT, please contact us as soon as possible to understand your legal rights in response to the data breach.
On or about March 27, 2023, AENT became aware of suspicious activity on its computer network. AENT immediately launched an investigation, with the assistance of third-party computer forensic specialists, to determine the nature and scope of the incident. Through its investigation, AENT determined that, between March 23, 2023 and April 4, 2023, an unauthorized actor may have had access to certain systems that stored personal and protected health information. AENT reviewed those systems and files to confirm what information was stored therein, and to whom the information related. On or about May 2, 2023, this extensive review identified certain employee, and patient information was present within the records. A copy of the template data breach notification may be found here.
According to the Office of the Attorney General of Maine and CyberNews.com, the information that could have been subject to unauthorized access includes name, Social Security number, protected health information, and other personal identifiers.
WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I RECEIVED NOTIFICATION OF THE ALBANY ENT DATA BREACH?
Protecting yourself after a data breach comes at a high price, and you will have to spend time and money to make sure you are not the victim of fraud and identity theft. That is why it is imperative that you take action and demand compensation.
If you would like to have a free, confidential consultation with an attorney to learn more about your rights and potential legal remedies in responding to the Albany ENT data breach, please contact Peiffer Wolf. You can fill out a contact form or call us at 314-833-4827.