Tag: Data Breach

60 Million People May Have Had Their Data Exposed by the U.S. Postal Service

on November 28, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The Postal Service confirmed a long-lived security flaw on its website potentially exposed the data of 60 million users over the course of 2017 and 2018.

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3 Years After Data Breaches, OPM Still Has Security Deficiencies

By on November 14, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
3 Years After Data Breaches, OPM Still Has Security Deficiencies

Over 3 years after the data breaches were reported at OPM, the agency still has not made a number of recommended security improvements.

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Pentagon Reveals Cyber Breach

on October 13, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The Pentagon on Friday said there has been a cyber breach of Defense Department travel records that compromised the personal information and credit card data of potentially as many as 30,000 U.S. military and civilian personnel.

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Bolton Confirms China was Behind OPM Data Breaches

By on September 21, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Bolton Confirms China was Behind OPM Data Breaches

The White House confirmed that China is to blame for the two massive data breaches that exposed personal data of over 20 million federal employees.

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Data Breach at State Department Exposes Employee Data

on September 18, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Data Breach at State Department Exposes Employee Data The State Department has confirmed a data breach affecting an unknown number of employees.

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DOJ Says Recent Fraud Case May Not Be Linked to OPM Data Breach

By on July 10, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
DOJ Says Recent Fraud Case May Not Be Linked to OPM Data Breach

The Justice Department now says that a recent case in Maryland involving stolen identities may not be linked to the OPM data breaches after all.

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Lawmakers Looking for Answers on Leaked OPM Data

By on June 30, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Lawmakers Looking for Answers on Leaked OPM Data

Two lawmakers want to know how federal employees’ personal data from the OPM data breaches ended up being used in a domestic fraud case.

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Woman Guilty of Exploiting Federal Employee Data from OPM Breaches

By on June 20, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Woman Guilty of Exploiting Federal Employee Data from OPM Breaches

A Maryland woman has pleaded guilty to exploiting personal data of current and former federal employees stolen in the OPM data breaches.

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Legislation Reintroduced to Provide Free Lifetime ID Theft Protection for OPM Data Breaches

By on May 15, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Reintroduced to Provide Free Lifetime ID Theft Protection for OPM Data Breaches

Legislation that would provide free lifetime identity theft protection to victims of OPM’s data breaches has been reintroduced in the House.

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OPM’s IT Systems Still Lacking Nearly Three Years After Data Breaches

By on March 23, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
OPM’s IT Systems Still Lacking Nearly Three Years After Data Breaches

OPM has struggled to update its IT systems after the 2015 data breaches, and now a House Committee is asking the agency for information.

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