Hackers breach US defense department travel records
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Thousands of workers' personal data were reportedly compromised. A US government report earlier in the week criticized the defense department for lackluster progress in securing major weapons systems from cyberattacks.
Unidentified hackers breached travel records at the US Department of Defense, the US military said on Friday.
The department uncovered the breach on October 4, but a defense official told the Associated Press news agency that it may have occurred months earlier. The perpetrators were able to gain access to the personal and credit card data of up to 30,000 workers, he added.