Ramsey County data breach may have affected nearly 118,000 people

Shannon Prather reports:

Nearly 118,000 people who receive Ramsey County services may have had some personal or health information compromised when hackers breached the county’s e-mail system in August 2018.

County officials had initially said more than 500 people were affected last winter, but officials dramatically increased that number Tuesday after hiring an outside data forensics firm that spent months evaluating what information may have been exposed.

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