Clinton Foundation hired cyber firm after suspected hacking: sources

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Clinton looks at a computer screen during a campaign stop at Atomic Object company in Grand RapidsBy Mark Hosenball, Dustin Volz and John Walcott WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Bill and Hillary Clinton’s charitable foundation hired the security firm FireEye to examine its data systems after seeing indications they might have been hacked, according to two sources familiar with the matter. One of the sources and two U.S. security officials said that like hackers who targeted the Democratic National Committee, Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign and the Democrats’ congressional fundraising committee, the hackers appear to have used “spear phishing” techniques to gain access to the foundation’s network.

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