Computer hack on fishing, hunting license info exposes millions in Northwest

FILE - In this undated file photo, a fly fisherman casts his line as early morning mist rises above the Boise River, east of Boise, Idaho. Idaho, Oregon and Washington have shutdown online sales of hunting and fishing licenses amid concerns a vendor's computer system has been hacked and personal information is at risk. (AP Photo/Troy Maben, File)

Officials say a computer breach in a vendor's system that processes online hunting and fishing license sales has exposed several million records containing personal information in Oregon, Idaho and Washington state.

The Washington State Office of Cyber Security in a statement Friday says the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and FBI are investigating the hack into Dallas, Texas,-based Active Network.

Washington state halted all hunting and fishing license sales earlier this week.

Idaho and Oregon have stopped only online license sales.

Active Network on its website says more than 42,000 organizers use its event and activity management software nationally. The company didn't respond to inquiries from The Associated Press on Friday.

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