Four years later, case still open in SC Dept. of Revenue data breach

Tim Smith reports:

Four years after South Carolina’s tax agency suffered the worst data breach in state history, 5 million attempts are made each week to gain unauthorized access to state government computers, which hold vast amounts of personal data belonging to taxpayers, employees and members of the public.

 

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Four years later, the state has made a myriad of cyber security improvements but the culprits of the DOR breach have not been captured.

“It is still a very active and open investigation,” Thom Berry, a spokesman for the State Law Enforcement Division, told The News. “We recently discussed the matter with our federal partners and they assured us they too have a very open and active investigation on the matter.”

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