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WKYC – FirstEnergy temporarily disables millions of customer accounts after hacking

“People were trying to log in and were unable to. They saw a number of those,” says Alex Hamerstone of Strongsville security consulting company TrustedSec.

FirstEnergy serves millions of customers in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, from Ohio up to New Jersey. And many customers found they were locked out of their online accounts this weekend.

September 06, 2021