US defense agency says personal data ‘compromised’

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  1. hawki

    hawki Registered Member

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    "A U.S. defense agency charged with providing information technology and communications support to the U.S. government, including the president and other senior officials, says its network may have been 'compromised.'

    The Defense Information Systems Agency sent letters to possible victims earlier this month to warn of a “data breach” involving a system run by the agency.

    It’s believed Social Security numbers and other sensitive information may have been taken in the data breach between May and July 2019..."

    https://techcrunch.com/2020/02/20/defense-agency-disa-breach/
     
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    So stupid. Heads should roll.
     
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    After DISA breach, experts say US agencies must stop lateral movement of hackers
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