New Hampshire Lottery website back online after cyberattack

The New Hampshire Lottery website was back online early Saturday morning after suffering a cyberattack. The lottery said the website was back online at 1:24 a.m. after warning of a cyberattack on its website on Friday. They continue to work to restore the NHiLottery website and will provide updates to players on progress. Lottery officials announced the cyberattack around 9:30 a.m. Friday, although it’s unclear when the attack began. will continue to update the public as we receive more information,” lottery officials told WMUR in a statement. they temporarily took the website offline with great caution as they fixed the security issues. Officials are asking the public for patience as they work to resolve the issue. Officials said they have informed web players of this situation. It is not known if any personal information was compromised in this attack. Lottery ticket sales at stores statewide are unaffected, providing relief to store owners like Dave McLaughlin. so it all went well,” said McLaughlin, of McLaughlin’s Country Market in Concord. Jeff Stutzman is the CEO of Trusted Internet, a New Hampshire-based cybersecurity company. While not connected to the New Hampshire Lottery, he says, generally speaking, attacks like this are on the rise. “We’ve seen many government sites that have been impacted over the last two years. The roof, web applications. All kinds of things are impacted,” Stutzman said. Stutzman said it’s not just big agencies who need to worry about these types of attacks.He said anyone running a website from home should also make sure they have the proper protections in place.

The New Hampshire Lottery website was back online early Saturday morning after suffering a cyberattack.

The lottery said the website was back online at 1:24 a.m. after warning of a cyberattack on its website on Friday.

They continue to work to restore the NHiLottery website and will provide updates to players on progress.

Lottery officials announced the cyberattack around 9:30 a.m. Friday, although it’s unclear when the attack began.

“The safety of our players and the integrity of our web platform is our primary concern. We have informed our players of this situation and will continue to update the public as we receive more information,” said lottery officials at WMUR in a statement.

The attack happened on a typically busy day for lottery sales, with the Mega Millions draw taking place late Friday night.

Lottery officials said they have taken the website temporarily offline with great caution as they resolve security issues.

Officials are asking the public for patience as they work to resolve the issue. Officials said they have informed web players of the situation.

It is not known if any personal information was compromised in this attack.

Lottery ticket sales at stores statewide are unaffected, providing relief to store owners like Dave McLaughlin.

“Sales in the store are not affected, so everything has gone well,” said McLaughlin, of McLaughlin’s Country Market in Concord.

Jeff Stutzman is the CEO of Trusted Internet, a New Hampshire-based cybersecurity company. While not related to the New Hampshire Lottery, he says, generally speaking, attacks like this are on the rise.

“We’ve seen a lot of government sites that have been impacted over the last two years. Ransomware has exploded, web apps. All kinds of things are impacted,” Stutzman said.

Stutzman said it’s not just big agencies that have to worry about these types of attacks. He said anyone running a website from home should also make sure they have the proper protections in place.

Edwin S. Wolfe