Accellion Data Security Breach

February 5, 2021

02/05/2021 – If you applied for unemployment or were a victim of unemployment fraud, during 2020, you will want to read this alert.

The Office of the Washington State Auditor (SAO) used the online services company Accellion to transfer data.  A security incident at Accellion may have allowed unauthorized access to data being used by SAO.  The link below will take you to the SAO website, where you can learn about the incident, what you can do to protect your data, and about the SAO’s next steps.