The government of P.E.I. is warning people that an email that was sent from one of their servers on Sunday is not a message from the government, their server had been hacked.
The email, with the subject line “Tonight’s Winner is Drawn in 10 Hours,” tells the recipient that they could be a winner of a Powerball lottery and prompts them to click on a link. The government is warning people not to click on the link.
The email was sent out to 94,000 addresses, according to a government spokesperson.
The Prince Edward Island government is currently investigating the security breach.
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