A cyber-security breach at Oregon’s State Accident Insurance Fund Corp. may have exposed confidential information of more than 1,750 people.
The information, including the individuals’ names and Social Security numbers, was compromised on Nov. 3 when a hacker gained access to a SAIF auditor’s email account. That account contained emails which included personal information on employees for six companies who get their workers’ compensation insurance through the quasi-public agency.
Among those affected are some substitute teachers and school classified workers in the Portland metropolitan area.
As of late Wednesday, Jan. 3, there had been no reports of identity theft as a result of the attack, said Lauren Casier, a SAIF spokeswoman.
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