GEORGETOWN COUNTY, S.C. (WPDE) — Almost two months after a cyberattack impacted the Georgetown County government officials are receiving claims from cybercriminals that they obtained sensitive and personal information, according to officials.
The information is related to some county employees during the January ransomware attack, Public Information Officer, Jackie Broach said.
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The county immediately contacted SLED which is working to verify whether the claims are factual and is also working with third-party forensic specialists to assess the data potentially at risk, Broach said.
Employees were notified Tuesday night of the situation.
More information will be updated as it becomes available.