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By Jack Gillum, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration says the fingerprints of 5.6 million people who applied for or received a federal security clearance were stolen -- not 1.1 million as first believed.
By Ken Dilanian, Associated Press
Several United States government and intelligence officials have expressed concern that a sweeping data breach of the Office of Personnel Management, first reported in early June, might have further ramifications.
By Kenzi Abou-Sabe
In our news wrap Friday, Dylann Roof, the suspect in the Charleston shooting, should have been barred from buying his gun, according to the FBI. Also, the head of the Office of Personnel Management has stepped down after a major…
By PBS NewsHour
More than 21 million Americans had personal data stolen from files held by the Office of Personnel Management. Anyone who went through background checks to apply for a government position since 2000 has been affected, according to the OPM. That…
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…
In our Tuesday news wrap, lawmakers chastised the Federal Personnel Chief over congressional data breaches, the St. Louis Cardinals are being investigated by the FBI for allegedly hacking the Houston Astros’ computers and a fierce tropical storm hits Texas.
WASHINGTON -- Hackers stole personnel data and Social Security numbers for every federal employee, a government worker union said Thursday, saying that the cyber theft of U.S. employee information was more damaging than the Obama administration has acknowledged.
In our news wrap Thursday, suspected Chinese hackers reportedly broke into the Interior Department as well as the office that handles security clearances. Data for 4 million people may have been compromised. Also, at least 150 people were killed in…
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