The OPM Data Breach Just Got Much Worse
Critics say the office practiced insufficient data security for the years leading up to the breach.By Evan Thomas | June 13, 2015
The government employee data breach at the Office of Personnel Management, already thought to be one of the most severe losses of government records ever sustained, could be several times worse than originally believed.
“Somebody stole background information application data on a large number, potentially, of federal employees and others who might need background information.” (Video via CNBC)
Officials say the same attackers who hit records at the Office of Personnel Management in 2014 also stole the data-rich documents used in federal background checks. (Video via NBC)