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U.S. State Department becomes fourth federal agency infiltrated by hackers

U.S. State Department gets hacked

The State Department announced Sunday that its computer systems had been hacked. It was the fourth government agency to confirm it had been targeted in a cyberattack over recent weeks. State Department officials said they were forced to temporarily shut down public websites and an unclassified email system. Investigators could not immediately confirm whether the security breach at State was related to recent cyberattacks on the White House, the U.S. Postal Service, or the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Read more at The New York Times.