On September 29, 2023, Classic Residence Management Limited Partnership d/b/a Vi Living (“Vi”) filed a notice of data breach with the Attorney General of Maine after discovering that an unauthorized actor was able to gain access to the company’s computer system. In this notice, Vi explains that the incident resulted in an unauthorized party being able to access consumers’ sensitive information, which includes their names and Social Security numbers. Upon completing its investigation, Vi began sending out data breach notification letters to all individuals whose information was affected by the recent data security incident.
If you received a data breach notification from Classic Residence Management Limited Partnership, it is essential you understand what is at risk and what you can do about it. A data breach lawyer can help you learn more about how to protect yourself from becoming a victim of fraud or identity theft, as well as discuss your legal options following the Vi Living data breach. For more information, please see our recent piece on the topic here.
What Caused the Vi Living Breach?
The Vi Living data breach was only recently announced, and more information is expected in the near future. However, Vi’s filing with the Attorney General of Maine provides some important information on what led up to the breach. According to this source, on March 13, 2023, Vi learned that an unauthorized party had gained access to the company’s corporate office network and data server. In response, Vi took the affected systems offline, reported the incident to law enforcement, and then began working with an IT forensics firm to investigate the incident.
The Vi investigation confirmed that an unauthorized party had accessed certain files on the company’s network containing confidential consumer information.
After learning that sensitive consumer data was accessible to an unauthorized party, Vi Living reviewed the compromised files to determine what information was leaked and which consumers were impacted. Vi Living completed this process on July 25, 2023. While the breached information varies depending on the individual, it may include your name and Social Security number.
On September 29, 2023, Vi Living sent out data breach letters to anyone who was affected by the recent data security incident. These letters should provide victims with a list of which information of theirs was compromised.
More Information About Classic Residence Management Limited Partnership
Classic Residence Management Limited Partnership, more commonly known as Vi Living, is a company that develops and runs Continuing Care Retirement Communities. Based in Chicago, Illinois, Vi Living operates 10 senior living communities, including:
- Vi at Aventura
- Vi at Bentley Village
- Vi at Grayhawk
- Vi at Highlands Ranch
- Vi at La Jolla Village
- Vi at Lakeside Village
- Vi at Palo Alto
- Vi at Silverstone
- Vi at The Glen
Vi Living employs more than 2,900 people and generates approximately $425 million in annual revenue.