THE US FEDERAL AVIATION Administration's (FAA) computer system has been hacked and names and Social Security numbers of 45,000 employees and retirees have been nicked.
It appears that anyone who was hired before the first week of February 2006 has seen their personal details handed over to the bad guys.
Fortunately the server that was accessed was not connected to the operation of the air traffic control system and so planes were not affected. µ
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