June 24, 2015 | By Devlin Barrett |
OPM official says 18 million Social Security numbers could have been stolen in hack; FBI suspects China involved
By: Devlin Barrett
Wall Street Journal
WASHINGTON—Obama administration officials defined the hack of Office of Personnel Management employee documents as two distinct breaches, a decision that allowed officials to initially deny millions of the government’s most sensitive employee security records had been stolen, according to officials familiar with the matter.