Compromise at the Office of Personnel Management
Date of report
  • July 2015
A threat actor compromised the networks of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, exposing the data of at least 22.1 million people who have applied for a U.S. security clearance.
Suspected victims
  • Office of Personnel Management
Suspected state sponsor
  • China
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Government
Victim government reaction
  • Yes
Policy response