The Obama Administration is rushing to assess the impact of a monstrous data breach involving the agency that handles security clearances and employee records.
“The office of personnel management and the interior dept were hacked” says an unnamed source familiar with the situation. The office of personnel management is the HR department (human resources department) for the U.S federal government, and issues security clearances.
The White House is assessing damage and is considering a public announcement of the breach Thursday night or Friday morning.
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**Side note/Food for thought;
If not even some of the richest government agencies in the world can protect themselves online, who can?
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