Report: OPM hack went undetected for a year

2000px-US-OfficeOfPersonnelManagement-Seal_svgThe cyber attack that potentially exposed information on 4 million people lasted far longer and may have done more damage than has been publicly acknowledged, according to an ABC News report.The report, which relies on unidentified sources, says the initial intrusion into the Office of Personnel Management’s systems happened more than a year ago. Once in, the hackers — believed to be from China — were able to roam through federal data, ultimately gaining access to SF-86 forms from federal employees seeking security clearances, among other records.

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