Idaho Fish and Game has suspended online sales of licenses and tags after a vendor’s computer system was breached.
The system will be unavailable until the state can ensure that customers’ information is secure, Fish and Game said in a press release Wednesday evening.
It’s undetermined whether any customer information was obtained in the breach, Fish and Game said.
Other Western states are investigating similar breaches.
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Licenses and tags for hunters and anglers still can be purchased at Fish and Game offices or businesses that sell them. That service operates through a separate system.
Approximately 156 deer and 161 elk controlled-hunt tags go on sale at 10 a.m. MT Thursday. They are available on a first-come, first-served basis after they weren’t issued during the recent second drawing for tags.