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A cyberattack similar to previous hacker intrusions from China penetrated computer networks for months at USIS, the government's leading security clearance contractor, before the company noticed, officials and others familiar with an FBI investigation and related official inquiries told The Associated Press. (credit: Patrick Lux/Getty Images)

US Security Contractors Didn’t Notice Hacker Breach For Months

A cyberattack similar to previous hacker intrusions from China penetrated computer networks for months at USIS, the government’s leading security clearance contractor, before the company noticed, officials and others familiar with an FBI investigation and related official inquiries told The Associated Press.

11/03/2014

The internal records of Homeland Security Department employees were exposed after a computer break-in at a federal contractor. (JAY DIRECTO/AFP/Getty Images)

Hackers Get Records Of Up To 25,000 Federal Employees

The internal records of Homeland Security Department employees were compromised after a computer break-in at a federal contractor.

08/22/2014

The company that handled a background check on National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden is accused of defrauding the government. (credit: The Guardian via Getty Images)

US Gov’t Says Fraud Used By Company That Conducted Snowden Background Check

The company that handled a background check on National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden is accused of defrauding the government.

01/23/2014

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