Over 5 million Social Security numbers exposed in Kansas breach: report

July 21, 2017

Via: The Hill

A breach of a Kansas Department of Commerce system exposed more than 5 million Social Security numbers to hackers, according to a reportfrom a local news outlet.

The Kansas News Service obtained information through a public records request that revealed that roughly 5.5 million Social Security numbers from individuals in 10 states were accessed in the data breach in March.

The data is managed by a division of the department called America’s Job Link Alliance-TS that helps job seekers across 16 states find employment.

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