MN: Washington County security breach may affect Section 8 residents

Leah Beno reports:

The Washington County Community Development Agency is warning of a security breach which may include people living in Section 8 housing. The WCCDA discovered an unauthorized third party hacked into one of the agency’s servers earlier this month, potentially exposing certain community members and employees’ personal information.

A cyber security firm determined some names, Social Security numbers and driver’s license numbers may have been exposed.  An investigation determined no information has been stolen, but as a precaution the agency is offering one year of free credit monitoring and identity theft protection services.

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