China Steals Personal Data from Eighteen Million Americans

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Further proof that government can’t be trusted with your data – 18 million US federal employees have had their personal data stolen in a hack on the Office of Personnel Management, four times as many as the department had admitted. That’s equivalent of the population of Chile…

The breach was made possible after officials failed to block access to the OFM from KeyPoint Government Solutions, a contractor that was hacked earlier in the year. But feel free to trust the government with your data…

The scale of the cyber attack is now considered the largest the US government has ever faced, with US investigators laying the blame for it squarely at the door of China.  Data for the hack is already for sale on the darker parts of the internet…

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