Tag: Data Breach

CBP Says Photos of Travelers Stolen in Data Breach

on June 11, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

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

on April 11, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
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?

By on April 4, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
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

on March 25, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
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

By on February 12, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
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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Personal Data of NASA Employees Stolen in Data Breach

By on December 20, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
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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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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