Monroe County government experiences temporary cyber attack, officials say

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Cyber Attack,Monroe County Government

Jacqueline is a graduate of Indiana University where she studied Journalism with a concentration in digital journalism.

MONROE COUNTY — Monroe County government experienced a temporary cyber attack last week, according to officials.

On July 1, government officials said they experienced an"intrusion into its network."The perpetrator was identified as an outside source termed Blacksuit. Officials say there are actively investigating but do not yet know the extent of data that may have been affected. However, they said evidence suggest that no employee sensitive information has been misused."As this is still early in the investigation, we yet do not know if vendor or public users personally identifiable information has been subject to unauthorized access. If PII has been subject to unauthorized access, we will provide the necessary notice required to protect those affected.

We have shared all the information we can now. This is an active investigation at this time, so we are limited in our communications. We have been told, answers may be weeks out, but we will share relevant updates as they become available.Monroe County Government is fully operational at this time. MCG urges anyone that is concerned about the incident to practice protecting their credit. They provided contact information for credit services.Atlanta, GA 30348-5069Consumer Assistance at ExperianExperian Credit Freeze, P.O. Box1-800-916-8800160, Woodlyn, PA 19094Patients wait for test results amid Ascension cyber attack

 

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