Federal Reserve’s Internal Site Hit by Hackers

February 6, 2013

The Federal Reserve said that one of its internal websites had been briefly breached by hackers, though no critical functions of the U.S. central bank were affected by the intrusion. The admission, which raises questions about cyber security at the Fed, follows a claim that hackers linked to the activist group Anonymous had struck the Fed, accessing personal information of more than 4,000 U.S. bank executives, which it published on the Web.

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