Oregon Construction Contractors Board reports data breach

KTVZ reports:

The Oregon Construction Contractors Board said Friday it has discovered a security breach involving 8,013 online contractor accounts. Unauthorized individuals gained access to some contractors’ usernames and related password information.

The incident occurred between Oct. 27 and Oct. 29, 2018, and was discovered on April 12, 2019, during a routine audit conducted by the Enterprise Security Office of the agency’s information technology databases.

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  1. Ed Simmons - May 23, 2019

    I’m a retired contractor and have been receiving many more solicitations by vendors in the past couple of months on my cell phone. How do I find out if my license information was accessed?

    • Dissent - May 23, 2019

      Did you receive a letter notifying you that you were among those affected? If not and you want to double check, I would call the board to ask them to verify whether your data were accessed or not.

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