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DoD agency suffers data breach, potentially compromising Social Security numbers

The Defense Information Systems Agency, an arm of the U.S. Department of Defense that handles secure communications and IT for the president and others, confirmed that it experienced a data breach in the middle of 2019. The agency has revealed little about the incident.

Paratroopers assigned to 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division prepare equipment and load aircraft bound for the U.S. Central Command area of operations from Fort Bragg, N.C. on January 4, 2020.

Families of deployed 82nd Airborne soldiers warned about social media use after receiving threatening messages

"Go back to your country. You and your terrorist clown president brought nothing but terrorism," one message said.


Russian military hackers reportedly tried to steal emails from the Ukrainian energy company at the center of US impeachment scandal

The same hacking group, known as "Fancy Bear" by cybersecurity researchers, breached the Democratic National Committee in 2016