A cyberattack has crashed the state’s unemployment website and has left thousands unable to apply for benefits.
A service interruption was reported on Sunday, sending Jobs4TN.gov offline and delaying benefit payments for thousands of Tennesseans.
As of Thursday morning, applying for benefits on the site has been halted due to the crash, and the Tennessee Department of Labor says it has no backup plan.
Geographic Solutions, the company that manages the site, was hit by a cyberattack over the weekend and says it could be days before it can repair the damage.
State Official Chris Cannon says the website is the only way to apply for unemployment benefits.
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