The US Department of Defense said its staff personal data had been leaked to Congress.


The US Department of Defense said its staff personal data had been leaked to Congress.

[Global Network Military Oct. 14] Russian Satellite News Agency reported on October 13, the U.S. Defense Department on behalf of Lieutenant Colonel Joseph Bucino told the satellite news agency on the 12th that the Department is studying hackers access to personal data of Pentagon staff, and to identify the cause of the incident and assess the loss.

He pointed out: "in October 4th, the Ministry of defense discovered that the personal data of our staff were leaked." He added that the matter was communicated to the United States on the basis of regulations.

He said the information was leaked through a contractor company that provides travel services for its employees to the Ministry of Defense, which organizes fewer trips.

"Our department is continuing to assess the extent of staff losses and has begun notifying victims," he said.

He concluded: "other information about the incident is being collected. The Ministry of defense is taking measures. "


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