Virus found in database of Arkansas job seekers, state says

Eric Besson reports:

Investigators are trying to determine whether personal information — including Social Security numbers — for an estimated 19,000 Arkansas job seekers was stolen after a virus was detected in a statewide database, a government spokesman said.

Arkansas Department Workforce Services spokesman Steve Guntharp said Thursday that it was not immediately clear whether the virus extracted personal information before it was detected.

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