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Likely breach shuts down Arkansas unemployment program

 


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A state program that was created to process unemployment applications in Arkansas for self-employed individuals or gig economy workers appears to have been illegally accessed and has been shut down, officials announced Saturday.

Gov. Asa Hutchinson said he learned Friday evening that an applicant for the program is believed to have somehow accessed the system, prompting an investigation of a possible data breach.

The probe will determine if any personal data from applicants was obtained. If any individuals had their data compromised, they will be notified and st...



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