KY Fish and Wildlife data breach included customers' names and addresses, officials say

Posted at 7:17 PM, Aug 25, 2016

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Someone illegally accessed Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources customer information, officials announced Thursday.

The information included names, addresses, birth dates, last four digits of Social Security numbers and phone numbers and email addresses. No credit card numbers, full Social Security numbers, usernames or passwords were accessed, officials said.

Fish and Wildlife officials "acted immediately to fix the vulnerability" after learning of it earlier this week, they said.

The department is working with the Commonwealth Office of Technology and other states that had similar breaches to ensure the security of their web systems.

Anyone with questions about their accounts with the department can call 800-858-1549.