24 May 2013

DHS employees' info possibly compromised due to system flaw

"U.S. Department of Homeland Security employees have begun receiving notifications about a vulnerability that has inadvertently made their personal information potentially accessible to unauthorized parties.

The flaw was apparently found in the software used by a DHS vendor to process personnel security investigations and has been immediately addressed. "

There is no evidence that the information contained in the system - names, social security numbers, date of birth - were actually stolen or accesses at all, but potentially affected employees, contractors, inactive applicants, and former employees. ...

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