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Oregon Judicial Department hit by phishing attack

August 29, 2019

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Personal information of more than 6,000 people became exposed in a phishing attack on the Oregon Judicial Department.

The department said Thursday the attack occurred at 4:30 a.m. on July 15, resulting in email accounts of five users being compromised. The accounts were disabled within four hours.

The department is sending notices and providing credit monitoring services to the 6,607 affected people. The exposed personal information may include names, full and partial dates of birth, and some financial information. Some health information and social security numbers were exposed

The department said it reported the breach to law enforcement and other agencies.

The Oregon Judicial Department includes the Oregon Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, Tax Court, circuit courts in every Oregon county, and the Office of the State Court Administrator

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