26 May '12, 9pm

Hackers access 120k US federal workers personal data

WASHINGTON — More than 120,000 federal employees and other account holders in the Thrift Savings Plan had personal information including Social Security numbers accessed last year in a "sophisticated cyber attack," the TSP said Friday morning. The TSP is sending letters to affected individuals including information on how to contact a call center that has been established to offer services such as credit monitoring. Also, the TSP is monitoring the affected accounts for suspicious activity. Advertisement The attack was made last July against a contractor, Serco Inc., which along with the TSP was notified last month by the FBI. The company and the agency shut down the compromised computer, started a review of computer security procedures and beefed up protections, the TSP said in its Friday announcement. "We sincerely regret that this event occurred and we will provide assis...

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