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State of Maine Becomes Latest MOVEit Victim to Surface

November 10, 2023


In an online overview published on Nov. 9, the government of Maine confirmed that a group of cybercriminals exploiting the now-infamous vulnerability in the MOVEit file-transfer tool to allow them access to files belonging to the State of Maine between May 28 and 29.

This cyber incident was limited to Maine’s MOVEit server, according to the Maine government website, and no other networks or systems belonging to the state were affected. However, the breach exposed information on 1.3 million individuals, with the type of data affected for each varying person to person. The information that may have been impacted includes names, Social Security numbers (SSNs), dates of birth, driver’s license or state identification numbers, taxpayer identification numbers, medical information, and health insurance information.

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