Advance Auto Parts Data Breach Investigation

Strauss Borrelli PLLC, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Advance Auto Parts, Inc. regarding its recent data breach. The Advance Auto Parts data breach may have involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.

ABOUT ADVANCE AUTO PARTS, INC.:

Advance Auto Parts is an automotive aftermarket parts provider that serves both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers.3 Founded in 1932, Advance Auto Parts offers a wide range of auto parts and accessories, including batteries, brake pads, spark plugs, rotors and drums, engine oil, oil filters, wipers, auto tools, speaker systems, and more. Additionally, Advance Auto Parts stores perform a variety of car maintenance services, including wiper blade installation, battery testing and installation, starter and alternator testing, free loaner tools, and oil and battery recycling. As of April 20, 2024, Advance Auto Parts operated 4,777 stores and 320 Worldpac branches primarily within the United States, with additional locations in Canada, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.3 Headquartered in, Raleigh, North Carolina, Advance Auto Parts employs over 10,000 individuals.

WHAT HAPPENED?

Recently, it was reported by multiple online sources that Advance Auto Parts had experienced a data breach impacting the privacy of its customers’ personal information. According to these sources, threat actors claim to be selling 3TB of data belonging to Advance Auto Parts customers and employees, potentially including sensitive personal identifiable information such as Social Security numbers and/or driver’s license numbers.1 As of June 7, 2024, Advance Auto Parts has not disclosed the specific nature of the cybersecurity incident or confirmed whether the incident resulted in a data breach.

If you received a breach notification letter from Advance Auto Parts, Inc.:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at 872.263.1100 or sam@straussborrelli.com.

What can you do if you were impacted by a data breach?

If you were impacted by a data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by the company;
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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What can you do if you were impacted by a data breach?

If you were impacted by a data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by the company;
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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Chicago, Illinois 60611

Phone: 872.263.1100
Toll Free: 866.748.6220

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