According to sources, US Transport Dept (a Government organization in District of Columbia) was hit with a cyber attack. It was first reported on 2023-05-13.

US Transport Dept Hit by Major Data Breach, 237,000 Employee Records Compromised

“The personal information of 237,000 current and former federal government employees has been exposed in a data breach at the U.S. Transportation Department (USDOT), sources briefed on the matter said on Friday. “

“The breach hit systems for processing TRANServe transit benefits that reimburse government employees for some commuting costs. It was not clear if any of the personal information had been used for criminal purposes. “

“USDOT said in a statement to Reuters that the breach did not affect any transportation safety systems. It did not say who might be responsible for the hack. “

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