The DEO says those who were targeted have been informed and received a year's worth of identity protection.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — More than 57,000 accounts were targeted in a recent data breach within Florida's online unemployment service, the Department of Economic Opportunity confirmed Friday.
The DEO says it learned of the breach that affects accounts with its online reemployment service CONNECT on July 16.
Information that may have been accessed includes Social Security numbers, driver's license numbers, bank account numbers, claims information and other personal details, including address, phone number and date of birth.
Additionally, "malicious actors" may have gotten the PIN number people use to access their CONNECT account.
The DEO says between April 27 and July 16, a total of 57,920 accounts were targeted. And, they may have been "accessed by an unauthorized party."
The DEO says the CONNECT accounts were the only thing targeted in the data …