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U.S. Marshals suffer Ransomware breach containing personal data


U.S. Marshals suffer ransomware breach containing personal data

February 28, 2023Ken Showers, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) suffered a cybersecurity data breach in February, affecting what it referred to as “sensitive personal data.” First reported by NBC News, USMS spokesperson Drew Wade, chief of the Office of Public Affairs, told the outlet that a ransomware attack occurred and constituted a major incident. The breach occurred on Feb. 17, according to Wade, and was limited to a “stand-alone USMS System." An investigation revealed that...

cyber security, data breach, Drew Wade, malware, NBC News, Picus Labs, Suleyman Ozarslan, United States Department of Justice (DOJ), United States Marshals Service (USMS)

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