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Hackers May Have Obtained Names of Chinese With Ties to U.S. Government

Investigators say that the Chinese hackers who attacked the databases of the Office of Personnel Management may have obtained the names of Chinese relatives, friends and frequent associates of American diplomats and other government officials, information that Beijing could use for blackmail or retaliation. Read more. Share on: LinkedIn Twitter Facebook

U.S. Was Warned of System Open to Cyberattacks

The inspector general at the Office of Personnel Management, which keeps the records and security clearance information for millions of current and retired federal employees, issued a report in November that essentially described the agency’s computer security system as a Chinese hacker’s dream. Read more. Share on: LinkedIn Twitter Facebook

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