State unemployment, jobs services down around the country after cyberattack at GSI

Kevin Collier has more on the Geographic Solutions cyberattack previously noted on DataBreaches that is impacting state job services agencies around the country:

A cyberattack has hit a company that handles unemployment claims and job placement for state governments, disrupting online services across the country.

The departments of labor and related agencies have been affected in at least nine states, as well as Washington, D.C.

The company, Geographic Solutions, based in Florida, said in an emailed statement that the outages were due to “anomalous activity on our network,” and that it was still investigating what happened. It did not answer questions about whether ransomware was behind the attack.

Read more at NBC.

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