Experts Advise After Personal Data Of 1.4 Million Washington Exposed

By   ISBuzz Team
Writer , Information Security Buzz | Feb 02, 2021 03:02 am PST

The personal unemployment claims data of at least 1.4 million Washingtonians may have been stolen in a hack of software used by the state auditor’s office, Auditor Pat McCarthy said Monday. In a news release, McCarthy said the data, including Social Security numbers and banking information, was exposed in a breach in December of Accellion, a software provider the auditor’s office used to transfer large computer files.