Union Says Hackers Have Data on Every Federal Employee

June 11, 2015 8:40 PM

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U.S. officials say they are still trying to assess the damage caused by a massive cyberattack on the federal government, while a union representing federal workers on Thursday claimed that the information of every current and retired federal employee was exposed.

"We believe that Social Security numbers were not encrypted, a cybersecurity failure that is absolutely indefensible and outrageous," J. David Cox, president of the American Federation of Government Employees, said in a letter to the Office of Professional Management.

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