A federal judge will slash thousands of dollars in proposed “incentive” awards for plaintiffs who settled data-breach claims against the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, as the court prepares to issue a final order approving the $63 million deal.
A preliminary class action settlement for the OPM data breach has been reached which could result in payments to impacted federal employees.
The VA announced that personal data of about 46,000 veterans was potentially left at risk after a data breach at the agency.
One Congresswoman has been continuing efforts for several years now to give free lifetime identity theft protection to OPM data breach victims.
A new Senate committee report highlights ongoing problems at federal agencies that are leaving Americans’ personal data vulnerable.
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.