Data for US House Members, Staffs and Families Exposed in Breach of DC Health Link
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The FBI is investigating a data breach affecting US House of Representatives members and staff after their account and sensitive personal information was stolen from DC Health Link's servers.
DC Health Link administers the health care plans of US House members, their staff, and their families. Impacted individuals were notified today of the breach in an email from Catherine L. Szpindor, the US House Chief Administrative Officer. "Currently, I do not know the size and scope of the breach, but have been informed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) that account information and PII of hundreds of Mernber and House staff were stolen,” the email stated. "It is important to note that at this time, it does not appear that Members or the House of Representatives were the specific target of the attack."
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