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[Dataloss] Official reprimanded in DOE hacker case
From: lyger (lygerattrition.org)
Date: Fri Jul 21 2006 - 06:59:51 CDT
Courtesy InfoSec News and WK:
By H. JOSEF HEBERT
ASSOCIATED PRESS WRITER
July 20, 2006
WASHINGTON -- Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman has reprimanded a senior
official because 1,502 nuclear weapons workers were not told for nearly 10
months that their Social Security numbers and other information had been
stolen by a computer hacker.
The action came as the department's inspector general blamed a breakdown
in communications and poor management judgment for the failures to
properly respond to the theft.
The IG report also said there was a "lengthy delay in the department's
assessment of the impact" of the improper penetration of the National
Nuclear Security Administration's computers at a service center in
Albuquerque, N.M., last September.
The incident was not made public, nor were the individuals whose
information had been compromised informed, until June.
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