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FBI Alert discloses malware tied to the OPM and Anthem attacks

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Jun 30, 2015.

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    The security problems over at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) are still the leading story in the news lately.

    Just last week the public learned that the breach might impact up to 32 million people, including current, former, and prospective federal employees.

    Moreover, the FBI released a memo earlier this month outlining the malware used in the attack, which has ties to the attack at Anthem.

    The new figure of 32 million people is linked to the fiscal 2016 budget proposal for the OPM, which says in part that the agency has banking information on 2 million people, and background investigation details on 30 million.

    However, when asked for figures, OPM Director Katherine Archuleta refused to offer exact numbers in public hearings.

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