California Department of Consumer Affairs suffers malware attack

Vincent Moleski reports:

The California Department of Consumer Affairs suffered a malware attack Wednesday morning, affecting workstations and disrupting computer networks. 

Veronica Harms, the department’s deputy director, said in a prepared statement that all services to the public remained open, but the department had shut down some of its computer information network to protect electronic assets and consumer data. 

The department’s Office of Information Services is working with agencies to determine how to proceed, according to the statement.

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