Significant hack potentially exposes US lawmakers’ personal data

A serious breach at a healthcare administrator serving the U.S. House of Representatives has potentially exposed the personal data of hundreds of lawmakers and their staff, top representatives and a senior Congressional official said in letters circulated on Wednesday.

One of the letters, which the House’s Chief Administrative Officer Catherine Szpindor (CAO) sent to members of Congress and which Reuters saw, said a “significant data breach” at DC Health Link had potentially exposed the personal information of thousands of enrollees.

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Source: Reuters