US Congress probes computer security at Federal Reserve

The US Congress has launched an enquiry into computer security at the Federal Reserves after a reported series of breaches in recent years, including hacking and potential espionageThe US Congress has launched an enquiry into computer security at the Federal Reserves after a reported series of breaches in recent years, including hacking and potential espionage. In a letter to Fed Chair Janet Yellen on Friday, a House of Representatives committee requested the central bank provide full information about more than 50 cyber breaches between 2011 and 2015 reported recently by the media. The incidents ranged from hackers using malicious code or software to try to enter the Fed’s systems, to unauthorized persons accessing data.

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