Oregon's Department of Human Services (DHS) is in the process of mailing notifications to roughly 645,000 of its reportedly 1.6 million clients, following a data breach incident last January that resulted from a phishing scam.
When DHS first publicly disclosed the incident last March, it said the number of affected Oregonians exceeded 350,000, but it was unclear by just how many. However, a June 18 news release from the agency appears to have answered this lingering question, raising the total number of victims by nearly an additional 300,000.
DHS said it will provide affected individuals with one year of ID theft monitoring and recovery services, including a $1 million insurance reimbursement policy.
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