Michigan’s Catholic workers are latest cyber victims

Bill Laitner reports:

A Catholic agency in Lansing that handles payroll processing and employee benefits across Michigan is the state’s latest victim of a major cyber attack.

The Michigan Catholic Conference sent letters this week to more than 10,000 employees, warning them that their personal information has been compromised, officials said Friday.


Although the headquarters’ computer safeguards, or firewalls, are sturdy and up-to-date, it’s likely that one or more hackers obtained employee names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and monthly wage amounts, Maluchnik said.

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