Massive data breach 'originating in China' targets US government workers
June 5 , 2015
Chinese hackers are believed to have carried out a “massive” breach involving data of millions of American government workers, US officials have said.
Up to four million serving and former staff have been affected, according to the US Office of Personnel Management.
The breach was detected using the cyber security system called Einstein. The FBI is looking into the hack.
Meanwhile, the Chinese embassy spokesperson in Washington said that such claims were “irresponsible.”