WV: Bridgeport city government hacked, residents put on notice

Mike Nolting reports:

Residents of Bridgeport have been notified city government was hacked in late May of this year. A five-page letter to residents said city IT systems were encrypted by ransomware that lets hackers hold data until a ransom is paid.


There is no proof hackers were able to access information, but information that was available includes social security numbers, birth dates, addresses, driver’s license numbers and any other information used to establish any city account.

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