California DMV halts data transfers with third-party company after security breach

Jonathan Ayestas reports: The California Department of Motor Vehicles announced Wednesday that a third-party company it shares data with has had a security breach. It is unclear if any DMV information was compromised at this time. Automatic Funds Transfer Services, Inc. (ATFS), a Seattle-based address verification company, has access to California vehicle registration records that include, names, addresses, license plate numbers and vehicle identification numbers. The DMV said ATFS was the victim of a ransomware attack in early February that might have exposed data from the last 20 months. Read more on KCRA.DataBreaches.netRead More