New Hampshire Lottery website suffers cyberattack

On Friday, New Hampshire Lottery officials warned of a cyberattack on its website. Officials said people visiting the site should not click on any pop-up messages. 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 took the website temporarily offline with great caution as they ironed out security issues. They said they will restore the site in the late hours Friday night. Officials said they are investigating and working to resolve the issue as quickly as possible so they can get the website back to working properly. 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. New Hampshire-based cybersecurity company Trusted Internet. 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.

On Friday, New Hampshire Lottery officials warned of a cyberattack on its website.

Officials said people visiting the site should not click on pop-up messages.

Lottery officials announced this cyberattack around 9:30 a.m., although it is 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 evening.

Lottery officials said they have taken the website temporarily offline with great caution as they resolve security issues. They said they will restore the site in the late hours Friday night.

Officials said they are investigating and working to resolve the issue as quickly as possible so they can get the website back to working properly.

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