Disasters & Accidents

FEMA wrongly released personal data of victims of 2017 wildfires and hurricanes

8 monthes ago   |   By ABC

The Federal Emergency Management Agency wrongly released to a contractor the personal information of 2.3 million survivors of devastating 2017 hurricanes and wildfires.
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FEMA Leaked Data From 2.3 Million Disaster Survivors

8 monthes ago   |   By Wired

The Homeland Security Department inspector general released a damning report about FEMA's inability to safeguard the personal info of the people it helped.
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FEMA wrongly released personal data of 2.3 million disaster victims: Watchdog

8 monthes ago   |   By CNBC

FEMA wrongly released to a contractor the personal information of 2.3 million survivors of devastating 2017 hurricanes and wildfires, potentially exposing the victims to identity fraud and theft, a government watchdog reported Friday.
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