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SAIC Blamed Malware for Recent Security Breach

SAIC (Science Applications International Corporation), a recipient of several important government contracts, informed the Attorney General of New Hampshire that a data breach had occurred, involving malware. While the malware's name was not specified, it was explained as something created to enable backdoor access.

SAIC, which wrote a letter to many affected users (number not specified), said it wanted to inform citizens about the potential compromise of personal information. This information comprised users' name, home address, birth date, residence phone number, social security number as well as clearance level and probably other private details needed to answer government questionnaires on security clearance.

SAIC also stated that it collected these personal details from...

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