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City of Cleveland reports cybersecurity incident with Kronos timekeeping system

The City of Cleveland has reported a cybersecurity incident with its timekeeping system, Kronos.

CLEVELAND — Editor's note: the video in the player above is from a previous story.

The company that provides the City of Cleveland with its timekeeping service has reported a cybersecurity attack, the city announced on Monday.

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According to a release from the City of Cleveland, Ultimate Kronos Group (UKG) has informed the city and its other clients of a cybersecurity attack that may have compromised some employees’ first and last names, addresses, last four social security digits and employee ID.

"While UKG’s investigation is still ongoing, we wanted to share these initial findings as soon as they were available," the City of Cleveland said.

UKG has told the City of Cleveland and its clients that it is working to assess and resolve the situation as quickly as possible. The City of Cleveland said that it will continue timely payroll processing and that employees will receive their pay without interruption.

Additional information on the incident will be posted on the city's GOVQA portal under "Trending Topics," as well as its social media pages and blogs.

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