VA Data Breach Far More Extensive Than Previously Revealed

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on June 7, 2006

Follow-up to postings on breach of veterans data, this press release from Sen. Patrick Leahy comments on the announcement that “the Social Security numbers and other personal information for as many as 2.2 million U.S. military personnel – including nearly 80 percent of our active-duty force — were among the data the VA has lost.”

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