Chinese hackers got US security files: report

A data breach of US government workers allowed hackers to access sensitive information, including security clearances of the workers and contractors, according to the Washington PostA data breach of millions of US government employees allowed Chinese hackers to access sensitive information including security clearances of the workers and contractors, the Washington Post said. The report, released Friday, said investigators are looking at two separate attacks, widely believed to be from China, accessing government employee records in a database at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM).

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