#<p><strong><a href="http://www.techeye.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Screen-Shot-2015-09-23-at-18.35.25-e1443029791732.png"><img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-161516" src="http://www.techeye.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Screen-Shot-2015-09-23-at-18.35.25-300x275.png" alt="A fingerprint" width="300" height="275" /></a>Thieves who used</strong> technology defectsto attack the US Defense Department stole 5.6 million fingerprints, it has emerged.</p>
<p>The Office of Personnel Management had originally said that only 1.1 million fingerprint records had been stolen.</p>
<p>The disclosure, according to <em>Reuters</em>, means that 21.5 million American citizens had their social security details stolen.… <a href="http://www.techeye.net/news/millions-of-fingerprints-are-compromised" class="read-more">Read the rest</a></p>

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