News tagged with security check

Official says hackers hit up to 25,000 US workers

The internal records of as many as 25,000 Homeland Security Department employees were exposed during a recent computer break-in at a federal contractor that handles security clearances, an agency official said Friday.

dateAug 23, 2014 in Security
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Security contractor says hit by computer breach

A government contractor that handles hundreds of thousands of security clearance background checks for civilian and military workers says that some workers' personal information was compromised after a recent computer breach.

dateAug 06, 2014 in Security
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NKorea loosens restrictions on foreign cellphones

North Korea is loosening some restrictions on foreign cellphones by allowing visitors to bring their own phones into the country. However, security regulations still prohibit mobile phone calls between foreigners and locals.

dateJan 21, 2013 in Telecom
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Soon the government check won't be in the mail

(AP) -- Before too long, the government check will no longer be in the mail. Officials have settled on the dates when millions of people will no longer be able to get their Social Security and other benefit checks by mail.

dateDec 21, 2010 in Internet
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