BREAKING: Cyber attack on State Dept labeled ‘serious breach’

BREAKING: Cyber attack on State Dept labeled ‘serious breach’
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[Ed. – Apparently the attack was begun about two weeks ago.  In the absence of information about what’s been compromised, we must be concerned that it may include information on American government personnel in Afghanistan, and about Afghan employees of the U.S. embassy.]

The United States Department of State was found to have been a victim of a cyber attack and alerts surrounding a potential serious breach were made by the Department of Defense Cyber Command.

And while the administration says the breach likely occurred a couple of weeks ago, it is not yet known when it was discovered by officials, according to FOX News. …

The breach’s extent, suspects, mitigation efforts and risk to further operations is not known at this time.

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