Indianapolis Housing Authority breach was worse than originally estimated

In early October, Fox News reported that the Indianapolis Housing Authority had suffered a cyberattack, noting

The personal information of approximately 25,000 IHA residents plus the data from vendors and employees as well as financial transactions shared with the Department of Housing and Urban Development are likely at risk.

The city has now reported the breach to the Maine Attorney General’s Office, and the number potentially affected is significant: 212,910 people, in total.

According to their notification, the ransomware attack was discovered on October 4, but had occurred on September 23.

Because the notification does not specify all the data types involved, it is not clear whether any medical or health data was involved. An inquiry was sent to IDX, who did not respond to the substance of the query but informed this site to contact There has been no reply to the inquiry sent to them yesterday. This post will be updated when a reply is received.

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