Municipalities Breached from Click2Gov Flaw

Kacy Zurkus

Another local government has suffered a data breach, and the latest victim is Midland, Texas, where hackers leveraged a vulnerability in Superion’s Click2Gov function in the payment server used to make online payments for utilities. The list of cities affected continues to grow and expands from Florida to California.

That hackers leverage known vulnerabilities in systems in order to gain access to data is no surprise. Malicious hackers have been increasing their attacks on local governments, and they continue to exploit the known vulnerability in Superion’s Click2Gov software, as was the case in Midland.

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