DEW Website Defaced, No Personal Information Compromised
The Department of Employment and Workforce's website homepage was defaced, but no personal information was breached.
Authorities are investigating the website defacement of a South Carolina agency.
A spokesperson for DEW told the station a "malicious user" defaced the website.
The website was taken offline to remove the defacement.
No personal information was compromised.
A website defacement is an attack on a website that changes the visual appearance of the site or a webpage.
Earlier this year, the Department of Revenue's database was hacked, exposing the personal information of millions of taxpayers and 700,000 businesses.