Lax security left Georgia employees’ data vulnerable

Aaron Gould Sheinin reports:

An audit of state government’s accounting office found lax computer security that left thousands of state employees’ personal information vulnerable to theft by hackers.

No evidence was found that personal and financial information was stolen, according to the audit, released last week. But the report noted that weaknesses in the system allowed investigators to “gain full access to servers, databases and information.”

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