ERIE, Pa., Jan. 14, 2022
/PRNewswire/ -- Vantage Holding Company, LLC ("Vantage") is
providing notice of a recent incident that may affect the security
of some information pertaining to certain individuals. The
confidentiality, privacy, and security of information in Vantage's
care is among its highest priorities and Vantage takes this
incident very seriously. Please note, Vantage has no indication
that anyone's information has been subject to actual or attempted
misuse in relation to this incident.
On October 17, 2021, Vantage
learned of suspicious activity occurring within certain computer
systems. Vantage immediately launched an investigation to determine
the nature and scope of the incident. On November 18, 2021, the investigation indicated
that certain Vantage systems were accessed on October 17, 2021, and that limited data, which
may have included personal information, was taken by an unknown
actor. Out of an abundance of caution, Vantage began reviewing
impacted data to identify personal information as well as its
records to identify address information for individuals.
To date, Vantage determined, through its investigation, that the
information potentially at risk includes certain individuals'
names, addresses, dates of birth, and health information, including
diagnoses or conditions, lab results, and medications. Vantage
has seen no indication that any information has been subject to
actual or attempted misuse in relation to this incident.
While unaware of misuse of any personal information, beginning
on January 14, 2022, Vantage began
mailing notices to those impacted by this incident, and provided
information about the event and steps that can be taken to
safeguard one's information. Specifically, Vantage encourages
impacted individuals to remain vigilant against incidents of
identity theft and fraud, to review their account statements, and
to monitor their credit reports for suspicious activity. Vantage
also provides information about obtaining a free copy of their
credit report, their right to place a "security freeze" on their
credit report, and their right to place an initial or extended
"fraud alert" on their file at no cost. Individuals can further
educate themselves regarding identity theft, fraud alerts, security
freezes, and the steps they can take to protect themselves by
contacting the consumer reporting agencies, the Federal Trade
Commission, or their state Attorney General. As a precaution,
Vantage is also offering impacted individuals with credit
monitoring services at no cost.
Vantage takes this incident and the security of information
within its care very seriously. Upon becoming aware of this
incident, Vantage immediately launched an in-depth investigation to
determine the nature and scope of the incident. As part of
Vantage's ongoing commitment to information security, it is
reviewing its existing policies and procedures regarding data
privacy and is evaluating additional measures and safeguards to
protect against this type of the incident in the future. In
addition to notifying impacted individuals, Vantage is also
notifying state and federal regulators, as required.
Vantage has established a dedicated call center for individuals
to contact with questions or concerns or to determine if they are
impacted. This dedicated call center can be reached at 855-604-1764
Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 9:00
p.m. Eastern Time.
SOURCE Vantage Holding Company, LLC