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US intel official not optimistic about cyber deal with China

...ones that target businesses. Obama also said he told Xi that cyber threats from China have to stop.The Office of Personnel Management recently was the victim of what the U.S. believes was a Chinese espionage operation that affected an estimated...
Nation and World
US: 21M affected by govt. data breach

...grown dramatically since the government first disclosed earlier this year that hackers had gotten into the Office of Personnel Management's personnel database and stolen records for about 4.2 million people. Since then, the Obama administration...
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IRS: Computer breach bigger than first thought; 334K victims

...isn't the first agency - public or private - to initially underestimate the magnitude of a data breach. The Office of Personnel Management announced earlier this year that hackers had stolen sensitive information on 4.2 million people. The number...
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Federal agencies are wide open to hackers, cyberspies

...take basic steps to protect its data from hackers and thieves, records show.In the latest example, the Office of Personnel Management is under fire for allowing its databases to be plundered by suspected Chinese cyberspies in what is being...
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Federal agency blames giant hack on 'neglected' security system

...Government Reform Committee spoke in unison to describe their outrage over what they called gross negligence by the Office of Personnel Management. The agency's data was breached last year in two massive cyberattacks only recently revealed.The criticism...
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US chides China but avoids clouding cooperation

...Congress has squarely blamed China. The State Department would not confirm whether the breach at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management has been discussed, although a senior official briefing reporters ahead of the talks said it would be raised...
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Federal workers to receive higher retirement pay

...the mainland United States have received far less retirement pay for too long. The hearings, hosted by the Office of Personnel Management, will explain how a new law will include locality pay in retirement calculations. Previously, workers in...
Regional News
A toast to nameless, faceless bureaucrats

...critical wealth of accumulated expertise about how government works. The subcommittee relied on data from the Office of Personnel Management, which calculates that 32 percent of government employees will either retire or be eligible for retirement...
State's federal workers get smaller pensions than others

...more. Instead of locality pay, Alaskans and Hawaiians receive a cost of living allowance set by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. It is currently 25 percent for Alaskans. But the amount is not calculated into pension benefits. "When...
Apparent terrorist attack rocks Washington

...traffic situation the safest place might be their own offices," said Edmund Byrnes, spokesman for the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. Within an hour of the New York explosions, the federal government took the additional step of shutting...


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