Washington State Breach Tied to Accellion Vulnerability

This Data Breach alert was published at 02.02.2021 16.34 on Data Breach Today.

State Auditor Says Office Never Received Notification of Flaw or Patch
A data breach of a Washington state auditor’s system exposed 1.4 million unemployment claimants’ records. The breach stemmed from an exploit of an unpatched system from Accellion, and the state says it was never notified of the flaw. But Accellion says it notified customers and offered a patch in December.

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