Government Assessing Scope of Hack Into OPM Computers

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest says the government is investigating the full scope of the breach, which has potentially affected more than 4 million federal employees.
1:08 | 06/11/15

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We are concerned that this could. Again based on an early. Review. What's transpired. Could potentially have affected. More than four million. Federal employees. We also we've also been blunt about the fact that we know that the Office of Personnel Management maintains. Sensitive. Data and sensitive information about that'll please. It's again the the precise scope of what. How much and what type of data has been Axl Axl traded. Is something that again continues to be. Investigated there are certain elements of the investigation that we are reluctant to talk about publicly because the disclosure of some. Pieces of information could inhibit the ongoing investigation so I think. We certainly are being cautious in terms of what information we are communicating but we've also been pretty direct about. Living up to our commitment to make sure that we're communicating directly with those that need to be notified about. A potential breach of their sensitive data. Hand this is walking a fine line I would acknowledge that as well.

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