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  • The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, July 30

    Obama wants to boost U.S. supercomputing power...OPM, Anthem hackers also hit United Airlines...Oracle preps 'Sonoma' chip for low-priced Sparc servers...and more tech news.

    Written by IDG News Service staff30 July 15 21:57
  • OPM, Anthem hackers reportedly also breached United Airlines

    The cyberespionage group that stole the personal records of millions of Americans from U.S. health insurer Anthem and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has also reportedly breached United Airlines.

    Written by Lucian Constantin30 July 15 20:14
  • OPM director resigns after unprecedented data breach

    The director of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management resigned on Friday, a day after her agency announced hackers had stolen information on 21.5 million current, former and prospective government employees and their families.

    Written by Martyn Williams11 July 15 03:32
  • US personnel agency takes system offline after hack

    Problems for the U.S. Office of Personnel Management aren't letting up. The government agency said Monday it had suspended a system used for background checks after a security flaw was discovered in the Web-based app.

    Written by James Niccolai30 June 15 11:34
  • Lawmakers worry US OPM breaches endanger national security

    Two recently disclosed data breaches at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) could endanger national security and the lives of federal workers in intelligence or other sensitive jobs, according to some lawmakers.

    Written by Grant Gross17 June 15 05:03
  • Federal IT hiring slips with political deadlock

    IT hiring by the federal government is trending downward, with fewer jobs posted each month this year than last year, according to a Computerworld analysis of employment data.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau and Sharon Machlis27 Sept. 13 13:11