FBI investigating security breach of Arkansas’ self-employed aid website

Rolly Hoyt reports:

The troubled website Arkansas built from scratch to offer unemployment assistance to freelancers and contractors knocked out of work by the COVID-19 pandemic remains offline Monday because of a security breach detected before the weekend.

Technicians with the state Department of Commerce have been working to fix the portal after a person alerted authorities they had gained access to other applicants’ private data.

Whether you call that person a hacker or a concerned citizen may come down to political points of view.

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