Texas city website breached
Officials at the City of Fort Worth, Texas, announced that the city's website was subjected to a hacking incident on June 23 but stressed that there has been no evidence suggesting exposure of sensitive data, according to CBS News Texas.
Threat actors have claimed to obtain city data access through the compromise, posting data from an internal website for maintenance work order management, but such information did not originate from its public website, said Fort Worth Chief Technology Officer and IT Solutions Director Kevin Gunn. Such data may have been exfiltrated by attackers through the use of compromised login details for the city's view work system in the hopes of making a political statement, Gunn said. Forced password resets have already been implemented to prevent further compromise. "Obviously, we want to protect the interest of residents and businesses and the employees of the city of Fort Worth, so we'll make the decisions that are in their best interest, and we want to protect them to the extent we can," added Gunn.
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