Millions More Government Fingerprints Believed to be StolenThe number of people applying for or receiving security clearances whose fingerprint images were stolen in one of the worst government data breaches is now believed to be 5.6 million, not 1.1 million as first thought, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced Wednesday.
Md. Man Gets 6 Month Sentence for Stealing IDs of 11,000 Disabled PeopleA Frederick man has been sentenced to six months in federal prison for stealing personal information of more than 11,000 intellectually and developmentally disabled people.
Arraignment Delayed for White House Fence-JumperA federal judge on Tuesday delayed the arraignment of an alleged White House fence-jumper because of questions about his mental competence to stand trial.
GOP Rep.: Secret Service Agent Told Me 'We Just Keep Getting Lucky'Facing blistering criticism from Congress, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson acknowledged on Tuesday that her agency failed in executing its plan to protect the White House when a man with a knife entered the mansion and ran through half the ground floor before being subdued.
Johns Hopkins Students' Info Discovered Online Johns Hopkins University officials are alerting more than 2,000 graduate students that their personal information has been discovered on the Internet.
FBI Investigates Man in U-Md. Data Disclosure The FBI is investigating a Baltimore-area computer worker in connection with the online disclosure last month of University of Maryland President Wallace Loh's Social Security and cellphone numbers, according to court records.
Target Breach Appears to Be Part of Broader Scam The security breach that hit Target Corp. during the holiday season appears to have been part of a broader and highly sophisticated scam that potentially affected a large number of retailers, according to a report published by a global cyber intelligence firm that works with the U.S. Secret Service and the Department of Homeland Security.
Target: Justice Dept. Investigates Its Data Breach Target Corp. said Monday that the Department of Justice is investigating the credit and debit card security breach at the retailer.