Millions more Americans hit by government personnel data hack

    Date10 Jul 2015
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
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    Posted ByDave Wreski
    Data breaches at the U.S. government's personnel management agency by hackers, with suspicions centering on China, involves millions more people than previously estimated, U.S. officials said on Thursday. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) said data stolen from its computer networks included Social Security numbers and other sensitive information on 21.5 million people who have undergone background checks for security clearances.
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