ATLANTA (AP) — Several Georgia governments say they're investigating after city, county and state agency email addresses were found in data hackers exposed from a website used by people trying to cheat on their spouses.
Hackers claim they've exposed unfaithful partners across the world, posting what they said were the personal details of millions of people registered with website Ashley Madison.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported (http://on-ajc.com/19h2mCB) that several email addresses hosted by government servers for cities and counties across Georgia are included in the data released by hackers.
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed's senior adviser Melissa Mullinax said the city has confirmed with an outside threat-intelligence vendor that up to eight email addresses involved in the breach could belong to Atlanta city workers.
DeKalb County spokesman Burke Brennan said officials there are also investigating.
Information from: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, http://www.ajc.com