US Navy data breach

The incident. The US Navy announces today a major personal data breach. Back in October, due to a breach in a contractor’s laptop, someone accessed more than 130,000 accounts of its enlisted men. HP Enterprise Services notified the US Navy of the breach. They reported the “compromisation” of one of the Navy’s laptops operated by their employee supporting a Navy contract. Data accessed includes the names and Social Security numbers of 134,386 current and former Sailors. The Navy confronts data breach head on.…