According to sources, Minnesota Department of Education (a Government organization in Minnesota) was hit with a cyber attack. It was first reported on 2023-06-12.

Minnesota Department of Education swept up in global MOVEit cyberattack

“The Minnesota Department of Education announced Friday that personal information pertaining to about 95,000 students was breached as part of an ongoing and global exploit of a popular file-transfer system.“

“An initial investigation by the Minnesota IT Services agency found 24 education department files that had been accessed through the MOVEit vulnerability. Those files contained information, shared between the Minnesota Department of Education and state Department of Human Services, on about 95,000 students who’ve been through the state’s foster care system, including names, demographic details and where they’ve been placed.“

“The Minnesota Department of Education said that no financial information was taken in the breach, and that no ransom demand has been posted.“

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