VA offers credit monitoring to veterans after personal info posted online

The Department of Veterans Affairs is offering free credit monitoring for one year to more than 2,200 veterans after their personal information was posted on the website Ancestry.com, according to Health Data Management.  Names, Social Security numbers, birth dates and military branch assignments were among the data posted after a Freedom of Information Act request was made by the website. Although the data was provided last March, the VA didn't learn until mid-December of the mistake. Brief

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