Phastar Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Phastar Inc. regarding its recent data breach. The Phastar data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.


Phastar is a specialist biometrics contract research organization. Founded in 2007, Phastar works with small and large biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and medical device companies to provide statistical consulting, analysis and reporting, data management and data science services.3 Phastar achieves this by providing expert consultants and managing and delivering in-house projects, FSP-style arrangements, and preferred partnerships.4 Headquartered in London (UK) and North Carolina (US), Phastar has 15 offices across five continents and employs over 200 individuals.4


On December 19, 2023, Phastar learned that it had experienced a data breach in which sensitive personal identifiable information may have been accessed. Through its investigation, Phastar determined that an unauthorized third party may have accessed this sensitive information through an employee’s email account on December 7, 2023. Recently, Phastar began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information potentially exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Financial account number

If you received a breach notification letter from Phastar, 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 (608) 237-1775 or

If you were impacted by the Phastar 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 Phastar, Inc.:
  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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