The US Defense Agency says Social Security numbers and other personal data in its network may have been compromised according to a letter seen by Reuters. The breach took place between May and July last year.
The US Defense Agency is responsible for secure White House communications.
Jack Posobiec and OANN reported on a similar breach last year.
The U.S. defense agency responsible for secure White House communications said Social Security numbers and other personal data in its network may have been compromised, according to a letter seen by Reuters on Thursday that was sent to individuals whose data may have been taken.
The letter, dated Feb. 11, 2020, says that between May and July 2019, personal data may have been compromised “in a data breach” on a system hosted by the Defense Information Systems Agency.
The White House did not immediately answer a request for comment and the letter provided few further details. For example, it did not indicate what specific part of DISA’s network had been breached or identify which other individuals may have had their data compromised.