Security Breaches Expose Private Information of Military Families

Scott MacFarlane reports:

A pair of security breaches has compromised the private information of some U.S. Army families, according to a report by the News-4 I-Team in Washington, D.C.

The families’ medical histories, social security numbers, home addresses and child daycare information were made vulnerable. Unauthorized people or contractors have viewed the private information of at least 82 of those families, according to the federal General Services Administration, the agency that suffered the breached. (sic)

The agency’s inspector general says as many as 8,000 of the 9,000 Army families that use the program may have had their information compromised.

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