EPA Hit by Major Data Breach; Over 8.5 Million Affected in Cyber Espionage Wave

April 8, 2024
EPA Hit by Major Data Breach; Over 8.5 Million Affected in Cyber Espionage Wave
  • The U.S. EPA suffered a significant data breach affecting over 8.5 million users, with personal and sensitive information exposed.

  • The breach, attributed to a hacker known as USDoD, included the leak of the entire EPA database, such as contact lists and staff information.

  • Leaked data has circulated within Russian hacker and cybercrime forums, increasing the risk of identity theft, phishing scams, and targeted marketing.

  • The EPA incident is part of a broader pattern of cyber attacks against the United States in the first quarter of 2024, targeting various sectors including federal contractors and critical infrastructure.

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