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Sweating the stolen data

The federal employee records stolen from the Office of Personnel Management were bad enough, but Standard Form 86 -- the 127-page questionnaire used for most security clearances -- gives hackers a jaw-dropping range of personal data. (OPM confirmed on July 9 that information from 19.7 million background checks was breached, impacting 21.5 million individuals.)

If you're one of the millions of feds who've completed an SF86, the information exposed includes:

Sweating the OPM data breach -- Illustration by Dragutin Cvijanovic.  Click for larger image.

Source: Office of Personnel Management

Posted by FCW Staff on Jul 10, 2015 at 7:03 AM


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