In what is possibly the largest cyberattack on the U.S. government…

In what is possibly the largest cyberattack on the U.S. government, hackers recently stole sensitive information from 19.7 million people who had been subjected to a government background check over the last 15 years, as well as 1.8 million other individuals, including spouses and friends of the victims. Social Security numbers, addresses, health and financial history, and other private information were among the breached data. This news arrives only one month after a similar incident, upon which the personal data of 4.2 million federal employees was compromised. Both attacks are believed to have originated in foreign countries. To read the complete story, click here.