State Department's unclassified email systems hacked

File photo of U.S. national flag and its shadow falling on the Harry S. Truman Building at the State Department are seen in WashingtonBy Arshad Mohammed WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The State Department’s unclassified email systems were the victim of a cyberattack in recent weeks, around the same time as White House systems were breached, a senior U.S. official said on Monday. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said no classified systems were compromised. Portions of State’s unclassified systems have been shut down to improve security but should be back online shortly. “The department recently detected activity of concern in portions of its unclassified email system,” said the senior U.S. official. …

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