US Defence and Intelligence data now with Chinese Hackers

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  China-linked hackers appear to have gained access to sensitive background information submitted by U.S. intelligence and military personnel for security clearances that could potentially expose them to blackmail, the Associated Press reported on Friday. In a report citing several U.S. officials, the news agency said data on nearly all …

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Massive Cyber-Attack Hits US Federal Workers

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Hackers broke into US government computers, possibly compromising the personal data of 4 million current and former federal employees, and investigators were probing whether the culprits were based in China, US officials said on Thursday. In the latest in a string of intrusions into US agencies’ high-tech systems, the Office …

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Hackers Access Social Security Numbers, Private Data Of Up To 11 Million In Cyberattack On Health Insurer Premera

A cyberattack may have compromised the Social Security numbers, bank account information, and other private and personal data of as many as 11 million customers of Premera Blue Cross, the health insurance company announced Tuesday. Premera said it had informed the FBI and was working with the agency and cybersecurity firm …

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White House Says FBI Leading Probe of Cyber-Attack on Sony Pictures

The White House National Security Council said on Wednesday the FBI was leading the investigation on a cyber-attack on Sony Pictures and that the U.S. government had offered the company support and assistance. “The United States is investigating attribution and will provide an update at the appropriate time,” the NSC …

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