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DOD DISA US agency discloses a security breach

February 21, 2020

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), the DoD agency that is in charge of the security of IT and telecommunications for the White House and military troops has suffered a cyber attack.

The agency sent a data breach notification to its employees last week informing them of a security breach that took place last year between May and July.

Hackers accessed employees’ personal details, including social security numbers. DISA is investigating the incident with federal authorities and is now offering free credit monitoring to all impacted individuals.

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