OR: Data breach involving Employment Department WorkSource Oregon Management Information System may impact 1.3M Oregonians
Molly Young reports that a hack of the state’s Employment Department WorkSource Oregon Management Information System may impact 1.3 million Oregonians:
The embattled Oregon Employment Department found itself back in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons Friday, after news surfaced of a security breach that may have affected as many as 1.3 million Oregonians.
The breach, on a system that stores personal information of people searching for jobs, wasn’t discovered until an anonymous tipster emailed an agency developer on Monday. Although security was restored by Tuesday, the agency waited to tell the public until late Friday afternoon.
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