Diodes Incorporated Confirms Recent Data Breach Affecting SSNs and Health Information | Console and Associates, PC
On September 23, 2022, Diodes Incorporated confirmed that the company suffered a data breach after consumer data entrusted to the company was accessed by an unauthorized party. Although details about the breach are still scarce, according to Diodes Inc., the breach resulted in the compromise of names, addresses, social security numbers, driver’s license numbers, state identification numbers, health information and insurance information belonging to the parties concerned. Recently, Diodes Inc. sent data breach letters to all parties whose information was included in the breach, informing them of the incident and what they can do to protect themselves against identity theft. and other frauds.
What we know about the Diodes Inc. data breach
News of Diodes’ data breach only recently broke, and the company has yet to post a public notice on its website explaining what led to the incident. However, the company’s filing with the Texas Attorney General provides some important details.
For example, after learning of the breach, Diodes Inc. then reviewed the affected files to determine what information was compromised and which consumers were affected. Although the information disclosed will vary depending on the individual, it may include your name, address, social security number, driver’s license number, state identification number, medical information, and information on health insurance.
Unfortunately, at this stage, nothing is known about the causes of the incident or whether the breach occurred within Diodes Inc.’s servers or at a third party. However, information belonging to Diodes, Inc. customers has been confirmed to have been compromised.
On September 23, 2022, Diodes Inc. sent data breach letters to everyone whose information was compromised as a result of the recent data security incident.
Founded in 1959, Diodes Incorporated is a manufacturing company based in Plano, Texas. The company designs and manufactures semiconductors for the following applications: automotive, industry, consumer, communications and computing. Diodes, Inc. has operations around the world, including China, England, Germany, Taiwan, South Korea and Hong Kong. Diodes, Inc. is listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange under the symbol “DIOD” and is a constituent of Standard and Poor’s Smallcap 600 and Russell 3000 indices. Diodes Inc. employs more than 7,937 people and generates approximately $1 billion in annual revenue.
If you have received a data breach notification, it is essential that you understand what is at risk and what you can do about it. To learn more about how to protect yourself against fraud or identity theft and what legal options are available to you following the Diodes Inc. data breach, please see our recent article on the topic. here.