According to sources, Clay County (a Government organization in Minnesota) was hit with a cyber attack. It was first reported on 2023-12-24.

Clay County, Minnesota discloses ransomware attack in October

“On December 22, Clay County published a notice on its website about a ransomware attack in October. According to its notice, on October 27, 2023, the county determined that its network had been impacted by a ransomware attack between October 23 and 26. The attack affected the electronic document management system (“CaseWorks”) hosted by Clay County and used by other Minnesota County social services entities.“

“Through its investigation, the county determined that the affected data included an individual’s name, together with some or all of the following kinds of information: Social Security number, address, date of birth, information regarding services provided by Clay County Social Services, such as locations of service, dates of service, client identification number or unique identifiers related to services provided to you, insurance identification number, and insurance or billing information. “

“Although personal and protected health information was involved, the county determined that there was no evidence of misuse of any of the information from their county or that they hosted for other counties. No data has been discovered in their search of the dark web. DataBreaches’ check of ransomware group leak sites does not reveal any individual or group claiming responsibility for the attack nor any listing for Clay County or “CaseWorks.” “

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