According to sources, Ohio Unemployment Office (a Government organization in Ohio) was hit with a cyber attack. It was first reported on 2023-07-31.

Cybercriminals, like those who attacked Ohio's unemployment system, now using AI to stay ahead of security

“A cybersecurity expert says a Romanian-based organized crime gang is behind the recent attack on Ohio's unemployment system — an attack that's left thousands of unemployed Ohioans locked out of their accounts and without benefits. “

“Cybersecurity experts told News 5 there has been a surge in post-pandemic attacks on government agencies like Ohio’s unemployment system, and the reason is two familiar letters: AI. “

“West African, Chinese and Eastern European cyber-criminals, like the Romanian-based group blamed for the recent attack on Ohio’s unemployment system, are well-versed in how to weaponize the new technology.“

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