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    OPM Director Resigns Over Data Hack

    She had to take responsibility. Katherine Archuleta is resigning in the wake of administration admissions that 21.5 million Americans were victimized by cyber-thieves infiltrating the Office of Personnel Management under her watch, in addition to the 4.2 million federal employees impacted by a related attack. The hacks, believed to have originated in China, compromised personal data — including Social Security numbers — of millions who submitted to federal background checks in recent years. Archuleta’s departure isn’t likely to quell concerns over information warfare and the strength of America’s digital infrastructure.

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