Bosley Data Breach Exposes Sensitive Customer Information

NOTICE: If you are a Bosley customer, reside in the United States, and received a NOTICE OF DATA BREACH, contact the Arnold Law Firm at (916) 777-7777

bosley data breachOn August 17, 2020, prominent hair restoration provider Bosely discovered that company data had been encrypted as a result of malware present on their computer systems. On September 24, 2020, the firm learned that the security incident involved an unauthorized party accessing confidential customer information stored on the compromised systems.

Exposed personal information includes:

  • Customer names
  • Social Security numbers
  • Driver license numbers
  • Financial account information

Bosley is offering one year of identity monitoring services for affected individuals and is encouraging customers to review account statements and credit reports for suspicious activity. The company also claims to have updated user passwords and implemented additional security measures. They have established a toll-free number for customer questions about the data breach: 800-878-2086.

Bosley has performed more than 300,000 hair transplant procedures on men and women who suffered from hair loss. Most customers spend between $4,000 and $12,000 per procedure. The company also offers non-surgical hair-loss products and solutions.

The original Bosley clinic opened in Beverly Hills, California, in 1974. Still headquartered in Beverly Hills, Bosley is a world leader in hair loss and medical hair restoration with locations in 34 states and more than 60 nations. Estimated 2020 annual revenues exceed $30 million USD.

In 2001, founding physician, Dr. L. Lee Bosley sold the firm to Tokyo-based wig maker Aderans Co. Ltd for $45 million USD.

NOTICE: If you are a Bosley customer, reside in the United States, and received a NOTICE OF DATA BREACH, contact the Arnold Law Firm at (916) 777-7777 to discuss your situation and possibly developing legal options.