21 million exposed in second mass hack of Fed Govt

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The federal personnel agency announced Thursday a massive hack.

The Office of Personnel Management Director Katherine Archuleta is sworn in before testifying to the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee about the recent OPM data breach in the dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill June 25, 2015 in Washington, D.C.(Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

July 9, 2015

More than 21 million Social Security numbers were compromised in a breach that affected a database of sensitive information on federal employees held by the Office of Personnel Management, the agency announced Thursday.

That number is in addition to the 4.2 million social security numbers that were compromised in another data breach at OPM that was made public in June.

Of the 21.5 million records that were stolen, 19.7 million belonged to individuals who had undergone background investigation, OPM said. The remaining 1.8 million records belonged…

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2 Responses to 21 million exposed in second mass hack of Fed Govt

  1. Pingback: 21 million exposed in second mass hack of Fed Govt | Grumpy Opinions

  2. GI-had Joe says:

    Having read the bio of this stellar AmeriKan, it’s hard to understand what possible combination of experiences would catapult her to the pinnacle of power at OPM. More troubling are the idiots that saw fit approve her for this appointment. I wonder if there is National USA Cultural Center Foundation somewhere in Mexico that looks out for the gringo?

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