Hackers try to reroute medical payments from VA, exposing info of 46,000 veterans 

Jackie Drees –
Monday, September 14th, 2020

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VAs Financial Services Center recently discovered that unauthorized users accessed to one of its online applications, which they utilized to try to reroute payments to community doctor for veterans medical treatments. The hackers used the application to change financial info and divert payments from the VA

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Management on Sept. 14 revealed an information breach of about 46,000 veterans individual information.

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. After finding the incident, the FSC took the application down and reported the breach to VAs Privacy Office. The FSC also signaled impacted people of the prospective threat to their individual information and is using totally free credit monitoring services to individuals whose Social Security numbers may have been compromised.