[ Dec 20, 2018 ]
The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) disclosed that it has suffered a data breach that may have resulted in the compromise of personal information of both current and former employees. Although the number of employees affected in the breach is unknown, the organization has confirmed that the hacked information belongs to those employees who were/are in NASA between July 2006 and October 2018.
The hacked information belongs to the employees who were/are in NASA between July 2006 and October 2018.
NASA is working closely with Federal cybersecurity partners to determine the scope of the attack.
Upon discovery, the NASA cybersecurity personnel took immediate action to secure the affected server and protect the personal data. It is working closely with Federal cybersecurity partners to determine the scope of the attack and the number of employees affected.
NASA has also started notifying all its employees about the breach, regardless of whether or not their information may have been compromised. This is being done to alert the employees so that they can take countermeasures against possible fraud.