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Chinese hackers blamed for US data breach

5th June, 2015

Hackers based in China breached US Office of Personnel Management computers, according to American officials, stealing records of as many as four million current and former federal employees in one of the largest breaches of government personnel data.

The hackers, believed to have links to the Chinese government, got into the computer system late last year, according to one US official, who asked for anonymity to discuss the investigation. The intrusion was detected in April...

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