Robstown Police Department handcuffed by data breach

Robstown Police Department data breach
Posted at 10:55 AM, Sep 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-17 13:58:17-04

ROBSTOWN, Texas — The District Attorney’s office announced last week that Robstown’s Police Department was the victim of a data breach.

Because of the breach, Robstown PD lost an unknown amount of evidence from the last two years.

The data lost included photos, videos and reports on pending cases.

According to the district attorney's office, Robstown police keep a written list of all active cases. But how many man hours were needed to collect that evidence?

Also, what does this breach mean for prosecutors and defendants in those cases?

Those are just a couple of the questions we’ll be asking.

We’ll share what we learn, coming up this evening, on KRIS 6 News.

According to the DA’s office, Robstown PD’s servers were either hacked or infected with a virus.