The Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles oversees all the data for driver's licenses, license plates, identification cards, and many other vehicle-related tasks. There is information for millions of individuals held in the office files, and the organization was recently the victim of the MOVEit breach like so many other government organizations.
The Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles lost huge amounts of data through the MOVEit data breach. This secure file service handles data transfers for government agencies and large corporations. The Louisiana Office is just one of the many organizations impacted by the recent breach. Sensitive documents were taken while being transferred because of this breach, leaving millions of people at risk.
This cyber attack occurred between the end of May and the beginning of June 2023.
More than 6 million state residents were victims of this data breach. Anyone involved may have lost personal and financial data and could be at risk of an identity theft attack. If you get a notice explaining your data was involved, you should consider investing in credit monitoring services. You could also put a freeze on your credit to protect yourself.
There isn't a current count for the Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles files involved in this breach. We know millions of people were exposed by the attack, though.