Massive Data Breach Exposed

A significant data breach involving a Florida-based firm specializing in background checks and personal information handling was reported today. Criminal group known as USDoD is allegedly selling a database containing 2.9 billion records, which includes sensitive information about US, Canadian, and British citizens.

The database reportedly contains full names, addresses, social security numbers, and family connections. The data spans at least three decades, including details of deceased individuals, and was allegedly obtained from National Public Data, a broker providing API lookups for background checks.