While security experts speculate on the possible responsible for the recent data breach at US the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) the alleged data appeared in the dark web. I have personally found it on a popular black market available for sale. The OPM DB sample is offered by a user that use the pseudonymous of PING.
According to a number of colleagues that noticed the same OPM DB dump for sale, the information is being traded actively.
We are speaking of more than 4.1 million federal government employee records dating back to the 1980s.
Start monitoring your financial records *very* closely because it is about to get very dirty, very quickly.