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Data leakage affects 21,000 US Marines

02/28/2018

Personal data of 21,426 members of the US Marines, including military and civilians, was leaked. The leak occurred when an unencrypted message was sent by mistake to a mailing list of an unofficial domain related to the Navy.

The leaked information, according to a spokesperson for the Navy, includes a partial number of social security, banking information, email address, postal address and contact information in case of emergency.