BREAKING: US Treasury Breached by Government-backed Hackers

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13 December 2020, 19:53 GMT+0000
Updated by James Hydzik
13 December 2020, 19:54 GMT+0000
In Brief
  • Reuters reports that the US Treasury Department was hacked.
  • Foreign-government backing is claimed.
  • Details are sketchy at the moment.
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Reuters reports that the US Treasury and another department fell victim to a hacker attack.

Details are sketchy

Reuters reports on Dec. 13 that the US Treasury Department and another US government agency responsible for internet and communications policy were hacked. The report indicates that these hackers were backed by a foreign government. will update with further details as they appear.


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