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Personal Information of 46k Veterans Compromised in VA Data Breach

September 15, 2020 7:03 AM
Personal Information of 46k Veterans Compromised in VA Data Breach

The VA announced that personal data of about 46,000 veterans was potentially left at risk after a data breach at the agency.

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DOJ: China Allegedly Behind Equifax Breach

February 10, 2020 11:43 AM
DOJ: China Allegedly Behind Equifax Breach

The Justice Department announced that four individuals from China have been indicted for stealing Americans’ personal data in the 2017 Equifax data breach.

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What are the Worst Government Data Breaches?

August 7, 2019 1:29 PM
What are the Worst Government Data Breaches?

A recent report outlines the worst data breaches to hit federal agencies in the last five years.

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Norton Continues Push for Lifetime ID Theft Protection

July 14, 2019 7:15 AM
Norton Continues Push for Lifetime ID Theft Protection

One Congresswoman has been continuing efforts for several years now to give free lifetime identity theft protection to OPM data breach victims.

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Senate Report Finds Security Failures at Federal Agencies are Leaving Personal Data Vulnerable

July 1, 2019 8:17 AM
Senate Report Finds Security Failures at Federal Agencies are Leaving Personal Data Vulnerable

A new Senate committee report highlights ongoing problems at federal agencies that are leaving Americans’ personal data vulnerable.

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CBP Says Photos of Travelers Stolen in Data Breach

June 11, 2019 12:30 PM

US Customs and Border Protection announced Monday photos of travelers and license plates were recently compromised in a data breach.

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China Using OPM Records for Spying

April 11, 2019 7:32 AM
A member of Congress said that China is mining intelligence data contained in the 23 million records of current and former federal employees stolen in the two data breaches at the Office of Personnel Management.

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Are ID Monitoring Services Worth the Money?

April 4, 2019 1:55 PM
Are ID Monitoring Services Worth the Money?

A new report from GAO calls into question the effectiveness of identity theft protection services.

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FEMA Exposes 2.3 Million Disaster Survivors to Fraud

March 25, 2019 7:16 AM
The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) exposed 2.3 million disaster survivors to possible identity theft and fraud by improperly sharing sensitive personal information with an outside company, according to an internal government watchdog.

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OPM Renews ID Protection Services Contract with ID Experts

February 12, 2019 11:15 AM
OPM Renews ID Protection Services Contract with ID Experts

OPM announced that it has renewed a contract with ID Experts to continue providing free identity theft monitoring services for the agency’s data breaches.

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