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Hacking linked to China exposes millions of U.S. workers

2015/06/04

New York Times - (National) U.S. officials announced June 4 that at least four million current and former government employees had been affected after data from the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, which handles government security clearances and Federal employee records, had been compromised. The breach was first detected in April and appeared to target Social Security numbers and other personal identifying information.

Source: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/05/us/breach-in-a-federal-computer-system-exposes-personnel-data.html

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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