LA County email hack exposes data of 750,000 people

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Los Angeles County appears to be the latest victim of a wide-reaching email hack.

Around 756,000 people who had business with county departments may have had their personal information or confidential health data exposed through the breach, officials said.

The L.A. County District Attorney has filed criminal charges against a Nigerian national accused of launching the phishing attack on county employees, the D.A.’s office said Dec. 16.

Kelvin Onaghinor faces nine counts, including identify theft and unauthorized computer access, although he hasn’t yet been arrested. Officials said they aren’t even sure if he is on U.S. soil. Read more…

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Source: Mashable

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