According to sources, Vermont Department of Financial Regulation (a Critical Infrastructure organization in Vermont) was hit with a cyber attack. It was first reported on 2023-08-18.

Vermont warns on data breach

“The Vermont Department of Financial Regulation (VDFR) has announced that a large-scale data security breach has compromised the information of at least 43 companies regulated or doing business in the State. “

“In addition the personally identifiable information of roughly 42,000 Vermonters and over 38 million consumers nationwide has been compromised. “

“The breach occurred when the CLOP Ransomware Gang, a known threat actor, infiltrated the MOVEit file transfer software used by many organizations both public and private. The Department first issued a consumer alert about this breach on July 19, 2023. “

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