Hackers Exploit Known VA Cybersecurity Weaknesses In Massive Data Breach

Hackers Exploit Known VA Cybersecurity Weaknesses In Massive Data Breach

Posted September 21, 2020

Hackers Exploit Known VA Cybersecurity Weaknesses In Massive Data Breach

  • The Department of Veterans Affairs admitted by press release that 46,000 veterans were victims of an agency data breach while withholding details that fired up some in Congress.
  • The news preceded a curiously timed GAO report reminding everyone and their mom that VA still has not addressed “persistent” IT problems exposing veterans to risk.
  • There is no significant penalty for data breaches by US government agencies right now.

| September 21, 2020