Personal Data Of Illinois Residents May Have Been Exposed After Ransomware Attack

Effingham, IL -(Mattoon Radio)- The personal data of citizens may have been exposed after a ransomware attack compromised the Illinois attorney general’s office network.

The attack was discovered April 10th when employees couldn’t access the office network.  Information from the public stored on the office network includes names, addresses, email addresses, Social Security numbers, health insurance and medical information, tax information and driver’s license numbers.   It’s not known yet what was compromised in the attack.

If you have questions, a hotline has been set up at 1-833-688-1949. It’s open weekdays from 8:00 to 5:00.