- A data hack that the U.S. government says originated in China may affect far more people than originally reported
- The U.S. Office of Personnel Management still says the hack could affect 4.2 million Americans
- The FBI director told lawmakers the actual number could be 18 million Americans
Washington (CNN)The personal data of an estimated 18 million current, former and prospective federal employees were affected by a cyber breach at the Office of Personnel Management - more than four times the 4.2 million the agency has publicly acknowledged. The number is expected to grow, according to U.S. officials briefed on the investigation.