Chinese Hackers Suspected Of US Government Data Breach

June 5, 2015

The White House says there is “no conclusion” on who was behind a hacking attack that may have compromised data on four million current and former US government employees.

The data breach involved the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the human resources department for the federal government that handles security clearances and employee records.

A law enforcement official said a foreign entity or government was believed to be behind the breach, but would neither confirm nor deny media reports that China was the prime suspect.

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