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Current and former employees of NASA from July 2006 through October 2018 could have been affected by a data breach, but the exact number is not known at this time. A server containing
PII (Personally Identifiable Information) of employee’s was discovered to have been hacked on October 23rd. Cybersecurity personnel belonging to NASA immediately began securing the server that had been breached to prevent any further information from being compromised. Federal cybersecurity acquaintances have also been called in to help determine how the breach happened, and what information was accessed.
The issue is with part of ZipRecruiter's site that enables a business with authorization to access the CV database to contact the person seeking a job. After an employer gets online and accesses a resume, they can decide to shortlist some of the candidates when they are provided with a candidate form. The problem is that unauthorized users are able to access the form while not having access to the CV database.read more →