Cyber attack on WI’s unemployment system exposes banking information

Amanda St. Hilaire reports:

The Department of Workforce Development says Wisconsin was one of several states to detect “unauthorized intrusions of state UI data originating from Japan, South Korea, Russia, and inside the U.S.” A spokesperson says the department believes the cyber attack or attacks were able to access 116 active unemployment accounts.

Fischer said investigators told her what happened is called “credential stuffing.”

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