Hackers hit web hosting provider linked to Oregon campaign finance records

Oregon Secretary of State Shemia Fagan announced late Monday that a web server that hosts campaign finance records was hacked. She was quick to say that no sensitive election data was exposed.

SALEM — A week before Oregon’s primary election, the secretary of state’s office is moving to protect the integrity of its online system where campaign finance records are published after a web hosting provider was hit by a ransomware attack.

Secretary of State Shemia Fagan’s office said people uploading records into the ORESTAR state campaign finance reporting system may have been affected, and have been sent detailed instructions on how to proceed.

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