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Another "Massive Data Breach" of Federal Personnel - Originating in China

Thu, Jun 4, 2015 at 3:53:54 pm

Today we're learning that the FBI is investigating a "massive data breach" of the federal Office of Personnel Management, involving the personal records of approximately four million people. Officials suspect hackers based in China are responsible for this wide-ranging penetration of federal data systems.

The hack of government personnel records came from China, Sen. Susan Collins tells AP. Designed to facilitate future insider attacks.

— Ken Dilanian (@KenDilanianAP) June 4, 2015

At this rate, China and Russia will have pretty much everything in our federal computer systems before much longer.