Veterans’ Social Security numbers leaked in data breach

Corinne Reichert reports:

The personal information of around 46,000 veterans was exposed during a hack, the US Department of Veterans Affairs said Monday. One of the online apps for the VA Financial Services Center “was accessed by unauthorized users” who diverted payments that were meant to go to health care providers for veterans’ medical treatment. The information includes Social Security numbers.

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