Detroit officials warn data breach exposed city workers, residents

Charles E. Ramirez reports:

The city is offering free credit monitoring to its employees in the wake of a data breach in its email system, officials said Thursday.

The city’s Chief Information Officer Beth Niblock said the breach happened Jan. 16 and fewer than 10 email accounts were affected. Some of the accounts contained sensitive information and the majority of the data was encrypted.

Read more on The Detroit News.  The report does not indicate how the breach occurred. Was this a phishing attack or credential stuffing attack or….?

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