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Posted On March 3, 2023 Consumer Privacy & Data Breaches

Data Breach At DISH Network, LLC Announced

NOTICE: If you received a NOTICE OF DATA BREACH letter from DISH Network, LLC, contact the attorneys at Console & Associates at (866) 778-5500 to discuss your legal options, or submit a confidential Case Evaluation form here.

Data Breach AlertMarch 3, 2023 – A recent cybersecurity incident may have compromised private information in the company’s possession, according to a notice DISH Network, LLC submitted with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 28, 2023. DISH Network appears to be investigating the DISH Network breach, which was only recently reported. However, the SEC notice reveals that the incident involved a successful ransomware assault that led to some data on the DISH Network IT system being compromised.

The DISH Network data breach is being looked into by the data breach lawyers at Console & Associates, P.C. We are providing free consultations where we can go over your legal options if you have received a breach notice and are curious about what you can do to protect yourself and whether you may be eligible to receive financial compensation from DISH Network.

About DISH Network, LLC

DISH Network, LLC is an Englewood, Colorado-based provider of cable and video services. It was first established in 1980. DISH also controls Boost Mobile, Sling TV, and Dish Wireless, though satellite television is the company’s primary service. The yearly revenue of DISH Network is about $18 billion, and it employs over 14,500 people.

Information About the DISH Network Breach

The company’s filing with the SEC and secondary news reports provide the details on the DISH Network breach that are currently known. These reports claim that on February 23, 2023, DISH Network’s internal servers and IT system were affected by a network outage. In reaction, the business secured its systems and started consulting with third-party cyber-security specialists to ascertain the extent of the incident.

On February 27, 2023, the company announced that the outage was caused by a cybersecurity incident, which DISH Network characterized as a ransomware attack, even though the investigation is still ongoing. The business has not yet confirmed what data was compromised in the most recent breach.

DISH Network submitted a form 8-K to the SEC on February 28, 2023, outlining the event. The business also published information about the event on its website.

Is DISH Network Responsible for the Data Breach?

Typically, consumers trust a business like DISH Network to protect the security and safety of private information. That presumption is now in doubt due to this violation. It’s possible that hackers who want to use your information to conduct crimes don’t have access to your information. They might also be trying to make money by selling your personal information to criminals on the dark web so they can conduct crimes in your place. Fraud and identity theft are just two examples of the offenses that can be committed using stolen information.

As a victim of the data breach, you relied on DISH Network to protect your information, so there was nothing you could have done to stop it. You may be eligible for monetary compensation from DISH Network through a data breach lawsuit if an investigation into this breach reveals any negligence on the company’s behalf.

If You Have Been Affected by DISH Network, LLC Data Breach, Console & Associates, P.C. Can Help

The consumer privacy lawyers at Console & Associates, P.C. help customers affected by data and security breaches pursue legal solutions by offering free consultations. By explaining your rights in clear, concise terms, we help you make an informed decision about your next steps. If you are a victim of the DISH Network, LLC data breach, Console & Associates, P.C. will investigate at no charge to you and offer advice on how to proceed. If you decide to pursue a case, rest assured that we don’t get paid unless you do. If your claim is successful, legal fees are either paid out of the funds recovered or by the defendant. If your claim is not successful, you pay nothing.

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NOTICE: If you received a NOTICE OF DATA BREACH letter from DISH Network, LLC, contact the attorneys at Console & Associates at (866) 778-5500 to discuss your legal options, or submit a confidential Case Evaluation form here.