AAA Collections is a debt-collection agency that began in 1965. The company helps businesses get payment from their customers and debtors effectively. The business works with many small and large companies throughout the United States and the world.
The AAA Collections breach occurred because one or more hackers broke into the local file network. Once inside, the individuals made copies of confidential files containing potentially private and financial information.
The AAA Collections data breach occurred between September 5 and September 7, 2022. During this time, the networks were attacked, and information was potentially stolen.
AAA Collections maintains consumer data that many businesses are trying to collect money from. Any of those consumers connected to those businesses could have been put at risk by this AAA data breach. If you receive a notice from AAA Collections about this breach, you likely qualify for IDX Identity protection services for 12 or 24 months. Utilize the service if it's still available to you and monitor your finances and your credit for any potential issues.
Experts that evaluated the AAA Collections breach don't know how many files were impacted by the attack. It's likely that thousands of files were accessed, and information could have been taken from any of them. AAA Collections maintains consumer data from thousands of individuals overall.