U.S. Agencies Hacked in Foreign Cyber Espionage Campaign Linked to Russia

apa.az – Multiple federal government agencies, including the U.S. Treasury and Commerce departments, have had some of their computer systems breached as part of a widespread cyber espionage campaign believed to be the work of the Russian government, according to officials and people familiar with the matter, APA reports citing The WSJ.

Russia’s foreign intelligence service is suspected of being behind the hacks of the U.S. government networks—in which some internal communications are believed to have been stolen—and the operation is related to a cyber breach disclosed last week of U.S.-based cybersecurity firm FireEye, one of the people familiar with the matter said.

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