A Federal appeals court found that Federal employees have standing to sue the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) for harms caused by the agency’s 2015 data breach that affected 21 million people, according to an opinion released June 21. […]

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The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) didn’t realize hackers had stolen millions of records until nearly a year after they gained access to the agency’s network, but the agency moved quickly to address the hack once they discovered it, according to a timeline obtained by FCW. An official timeline of the breach prepared for Federal […] […]

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Hackers stole sensitive information on 21.5 million people in a recently disclosed cyber-attack that breached the Federal government’s database of security background checks, Politico’s David Perera has reported. MeriTalk yesterday said the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) was preparing to disclose details of the new hack this week. OPM has previously said 4.2 million current […] […]

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