The Pentagon disclosed a breach of Defense Department travel records that compromised the personal information and credit card data of US military and civilian personnel. Pentagon spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Joseph Buccino stated that the breach initiated from a commercial vendor that provided service to the Defense Department. The size and scope of the cyber incident is currently unknown but is believed to affect as many as 30,000 individuals. The Defense Department will make notifications to the affected personnel. The NJCCIC recommends those impacted monitor their financial accounts and credit profile, report unauthorized activity immediately, and take advantage of any fraud protection services offered.

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