According to sources, Illinois State Agencies (a Government organization in Illinois) was hit with a cyber attack. It was first reported on 2023-06-09.

Illinois Department of Innovation & Technology offers technical details associated with global ransomware attack

“DoIT's Infrastructure and Security teams moved quickly to respond to the attack affecting Illinois' network, evicting the attacker within three hours and verifying that the vulnerability could no longer be exploited in our system. We are working with all relevant authorities and will provide regular updates to the people of Illinois.“

“CISA and the FBI released an alert attributing the worldwide attack to the CL0P Ransomware Gang, which exploited a vulnerability in the third party MoveIT file transfer system. Within minutes of the attack on May 31, DoIT took immediate action, disconnected all associated systems that utilized the third-party software, and engaged its security incident response team to conduct a forensic analysis.“

“DoIT's investigation is ongoing and the full extent of this incident is still being determined, but DoIT believes a large number of individuals could be impacted.“

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