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Surname 1 Student’s Name Professor’s Name Course Date OPM Cyber Attack A cyber-attack was reported by the United States Office of personal management on 2015, June 4 th . This cyber-attack was reported to have compromised the personal data of approximately 4.2 million federal members from past and present. Later on the same month another cyber-attack was reported that was targeting the housing background records of investigation (Thomson, 2015). This cyber-attack is one of the largest cyber-attacks that have been reported in the United States. Question 1 According to the official information recived about the attack, the data indicates that the hackers gained access to emploees personal data including the evaluations and job assignments, social security numbers and other personal data. The second report included the stealing of personal data of about 19.7 million people (Dori, 2016). This data included federal contracts, the contractors information, the data of prospective employees, current employees and former ones. The report states that the usernames that were used to fill background forms during inverstigations were stolen. The fact is the two hacks that were reported in 2015 were
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  • Fall '13
  • Levy
  • cyber-attack

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