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[Time] China revealed to hack personal info of US federal employees

10/07/2014

A senior Washington official has disclosed that Chinese hackers breached the computer networks of a government agency gaining access to a database of the employee personal information. The targeted agency, the Office of Personnel, houses financial data, former jobs, past drug use, and foreign contacts of tens of thousands of employees. The breach was immediately thwarted once it was discovered but no loss of information was identified.

Source: Time