“Blue Leaks” data breach also affected SD COVID-19 patients

Angela Kennecke reports:

The so called “BlueLeaks” data breach, which compromised the information of hundreds of thousands of law enforcement officers across the nation in June, has a whole new twist tonight that involves South Dakota and people who tested positive for COVID-19.

KELOLAND Investigates has obtained a letter sent by the director of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety’s Fusion Center, letting victims know that their personal data was compromised.

The center used the Texas web design and hosting company, known as Netsential, which maintains a number of state law enforcement data-sharing portals.

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