Hackers took personal data of more than 130 thousand sailors in the United States

In the US, hackers stole the personal data of 134 386 sailors, reports TASS with reference to the statement by the representative of the headquarters of the U.S. Navy. It is not only about active military, but retired.

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The leadership of the Navy has received information about the hacking on 27 October. In the Agency appealed the representatives of the company Hewlett Packard, which said that the laptop of one of its employees working in the Armed forces of the United States had been broken.

After nearly a month of investigation, the military concluded that the cybercriminals gained access to the names of servicemen and social insurance numbers.

There is no reason to believe that the obtained information was used for illegal purposes, said the representatives of the headquarters of the Navy. However, the investigation will continue, now it is in initial stage. Victims of hacking leadership Department promises to assist.

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