According to sources, Maryland Department of Human Services (a Government organization in Maryland) was hit with a cyber attack. It was first reported on 2023-06-21.

Maryland Urges Identity Protection Following Major Cyber Attack

“Maryland officials urge residents to implement identity protection measures in response to a vast cyber-attack. The Maryland Department of Human Services is among an unspecified number of national organizations that were victims of the MOVEit data breach, believed to be linked to a security loophole in a file transfer tool. The breach occurred at a third-party vendor engaged by the state.“

“At this juncture, no signs indicate that any purloined data has been sold, used, disseminated, or disclosed, nor has the State of Maryland received any contact from the culprits. “

“State agency IT points of contact, emergency coordinators, and local emergency managers have been advised to heed the advisory issued by the federal Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency. They are expected to install any necessary patches to counter possible vulnerabilities with the assistance of the Department of Information Technology. “

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