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By Jack Gillum, Associated Press
The Obama administration says hackers stole Social Security numbers from more than 21 million people and took other sensitive information when government computer systems were compromised.
By Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press
Finger-pointing burst into the open on Capitol Hill Wednesday over blame for hacking into the U.S. government's personnel records, which the chairman of a House oversight committee said might affect as many as 32 million current and former employees and…
By Deb Riechmann, Associated Press
The head of the government department that suffered two massive cyberattacks says a hacker gained access to the agency's records with a credential used by a federal contractor.
By Ken Dilanian, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Years of fundamental cybersecurity lapses left the government's personnel agency wide open to a pair of hacks that have exposed the private information about nearly every federal employee, along with detailed personal histories of millions with security clearances,…
By PBS NewsHour
The FBI is investigating a massive cybersecurity breach at the Office of Personnel Management’s files containing personal information on millions of government employees, including those with high-level security clearances. Jeffrey Brown talks to Dmitri Alperovitch, co-founder and CTO of Crowdstrike,…
By Ted Bridis, Ken Dilanian and Eric Tucker, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — A giant hack of millions of government personnel files is being treated as the work of foreign spies who could use the information to fake their way into more-secure computers and plunder U.S. secrets.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
President Barack Obama said Friday that he probably leans more toward strong computer data encryption than many in law enforcement, but added that he understands investigators' concerns over the matter because of their need to protect people from attacks.
SAN FRANCISCO — Responding to unprecedented data breaches and cyberattacks, President Barack Obama is trying to spark alliances between policymakers who want to regulate the online world and tech innovators who traditionally shun Beltway bureaucracies.
By Philip Moeller
Making Sen$e Medicare Maven Philip Moeller weighs in on the Anthem hack, warning readers about subsequent online fraud efforts trying to convince Anthem customers to turn over more personal information.
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