"Significant Data Breach" Hits Lawmakers On Capitol Hill
The speaker does not know the size or scope of a data breach, but has been informed by the FBI.
cyber intrusion" of the House computer network.
Catherine L. Szpindor, the Chief Administrative Officer of the House of Representatives, told lawmakers on Wednesday that their personal information had been exposed in a "cyber intrusion" of the House computer network.
A significant data breach is a security incident in which sensitive, protected, or confidential data is copied, transmitted, viewed, stolen, or used by an unauthorized individual.
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potential data security issue,"
I was informed by the United States Capitol Police and DC Health Link* of a potential data security issue.
A data breach has impacted Members and staff.
major data breach
DC Health Link, the online marketplace for District of Columbia residents to shop for health insurance, suffered a major data breach. The personal information of up to 75,000 individuals may have been compromised.
A significant data breach is a security incident in which sensitive, protected, or confidential data is copied, transmitted, viewed, stolen, or used by an individual unauthorized to do so. A data breach may be the result of a network attack, system intrusion, or through a general lack of network security. Data breaches can have a significant negative effect on an organization, including reputational damage, loss of revenue, and legal and regulatory penalties.
personal information of more than 500 million users
More than 500 million users' personal information was potentially exposed yesterday.
(PII) is any information that could potentially identify a specific individual.
PII includes a wide range of information, including, but not limited to, name, Social Security number, driver's license number, financial information, medical information, and email address.
PII is any information that could identify a specific individual. This includes, but is not limited to, name, Social Security number, driver's license number, financial information, medical information, and email address.
personal information (including your Social Security Number) is protected.
As a member or employee eligible for health insurance through the DC Health Link, your personal information, including your Social Security number, is protected.
The data may have been compromised.
On Wednesday, Szpindor wrote a letter to colleagues on Capitol Hill in which he said:
“We have no indication that any personal information of any nature whatsoever was compromised.”
Szpindor said that lawmakers were not specifically the target in the breach, and that there was no indication that any personal information was compromised.
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We don't know the size and scope of the breach.
more information soon
I have been informed by the FBI that account information and personally identifiable information of hundreds of Member and House staff were stolen. I expect to have more information soon.
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Cyber security agents found that personal information from DC Health Link had been compromised and was being sold on the dark web.
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Citing a letter sent by House leadership to the health insurance marketplace, agents found the letter confusing.
spouses' names, dependent children's names, social security numbers, and home addresses
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The breach was confirmed.
"Some customers' data has been exposed on a public forum," the statement said.
be respectful of each other, as well as the president"
Szpindor urged lawmakers and staff to "show respect for each other and the president"
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The company was aware of the security breach and took steps to correct it.
The CAO is working with the vendor to ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the PII of any impacted members, staff, and their families.
"Dear Members of Congress,I am writing to inform you of a data breach that occurred at the hands of a malicious actor. This actor was able to gain access to our systems and obtain sensitive information, including names, addresses, and Social Security numbers.We are taking immediate steps to secure our systems and protect our customers' information. We have also notified law enforcement and are working with them to investigate this matter.We take the security of our customers' information very seriously and are committed to taking all necessary steps to protect their data.Sincerely,Szpindor"Dear Members of Congress,I am writing to let you know about a data breach that happened because of a malicious actor. This person was able to get into our systems and get sensitive information, like names, addresses, and Social Security numbers.We're taking immediate steps to secure our systems and protect our customers' information. We've also told law enforcement and are working with them to investigate this.We take the security of our customers' information very seriously and are committed to taking all the necessary steps to protect their data.Sincerely,Szpindor