Tag: Data Breach

Personal Information of 46k Veterans Compromised in VA Data Breach

September 15, 2020 7:03 AM

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 , Updated February 24, 2020 9:29 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 , Updated August 20, 2019 7:27 AM
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 , Updated July 25, 2019 12:02 PM

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 , Updated August 7, 2019 1:28 PM

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

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Are ID Monitoring Services Worth the Money?

April 4, 2019 1:55 PM , Updated April 16, 2019 10:18 AM
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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OPM Renews ID Protection Services Contract with ID Experts

February 12, 2019 11:15 AM , Updated February 21, 2019 5:27 PM

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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Personal Data of NASA Employees Stolen in Data Breach

December 20, 2018 10:57 AM , Updated December 27, 2018 2:01 PM
Personal Data of NASA Employees Stolen in Data Breach

NASA announced that personal information of an unknown number of agency employees was compromised in a recent data breach.

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3 Years After Data Breaches, OPM Still Has Security Deficiencies

November 14, 2018 12:43 PM , Updated November 24, 2018 7:59 AM

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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Bolton Confirms China was Behind OPM Data Breaches

September 21, 2018 5:00 PM

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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