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Census Bureau confirms 'unauthorized access' to system; Anonymous members claim responsibility

2015/07/23

FierceGovernmentIT - (National) The online activist group Anonymous claimed responsibility July 22 for a cyber-attack on the U.S. Census Bureau, which leaked non-confidential information including email addresses, phone numbers, and job titles of the organization's 4,200 employees. The organization's internal systems were not affected, and the compromised servers have been locked down.

Source: http://www.fiercegovernmentit.com/story/census-bureau-confirms-unauthorized-access-system-anonymous-claims-responsi/2015-07-23

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