TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Oct 11, 2016

More than a month after an urgent memo warned all current and former Anderson County employees that their personal information might have been stolen in a system-wide breach of the courthouse server, the county mayor says investigators have not provided information on what hackers may have accessed or how the breach happened. The Aug. 8 memo from County Law Director Jay Yeager warned that Social Security numbers, dates of birth, home addresses, payroll information, bank accounts and routing numbers might have been compromised, Knoxnews reports. Information related to pending court cases appears not to have been affected, officials said, as judicial system records are kept on a separate server.