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12.02.15
China says OPM breach was the work of criminal hackers
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China says OPM breach was the work of criminal hackers

Blames criminals for stealing the personal information of 21.5 million government employees.

By R. Baldwin,   12.02.15
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09.23.15
OPM hackers took more fingerprint data than first thought
09.23.15

OPM hackers took more fingerprint data than first thought

The OPM data breach keeps getting worse -- officials now believe that the intruders took five times more fingerprint data than first thought.

By J. Fingas,   09.23.15
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09.06.15
After Math: The price of doing business
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09.06.15

After Math: The price of doing business

This week on the After Math, we're all about the benjamins.

By A. Tarantola,   09.06.15
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09.02.15
US will pay over $133 million to protect OPM data breach victims
09.02.15

US will pay over $133 million to protect OPM data breach victims

That US personnel data breach will prove more costly to the government than you might think -- as much as $330 million.

By J. Fingas,   09.02.15
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07.31.15
US reportedly planning to scare off China's hackers, somehow
07.31.15

US reportedly planning to scare off China's hackers, somehow

Unnamed government officials say the US wants to hit back at China after a string of hacking attacks, but hasn't decided how.

By R. Lawler,   07.31.15
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07.28.15
Pentagon shuts down Joint Chiefs' email network
07.28.15

Pentagon shuts down Joint Chiefs' email network

The Department of Defense was forced to shut down an unclassified email system used by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff after the government noticed "suspicious activity" on the system over the weekend.

By A. Tarantola,   07.28.15
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07.12.15
White House may find more data breaches following security 'sprint'
07.12.15

White House may find more data breaches following security 'sprint'

When investigators discovered that the US Office of Personnel Management had suffered a massive da...

By J. Fingas,   07.12.15
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07.10.15
OPM director steps down after hacks affected more than 20 million
07.10.15

OPM director steps down after hacks affected more than 20 million

Yesterday OPM Director Katherine Archuleta said she planned to lead the effort to secure its system after a pair of devastating security breaches that exposed info on millions of people -- today she resigned.

By R. Lawler,   07.10.15
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07.09.15
Hackers stole 21.5 million Social Security Numbers in government breach
07.09.15

Hackers stole 21.5 million Social Security Numbers in government breach

Last month, the US Office of Personnel Management (OPM) learned it was the victim of a massive cyb...

By S. Buckley,   07.09.15
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