DoJ says SolarWinds hackers breached its Office 365 system and read email

Dan Goodin reports:

The US Justice Department has become the latest federal agency to say its network was breached in a long and wide-ranging hack campaign that’s believed to have been backed by the Russian government.

In a terse statement issued Wednesday, Justice Department spokesman Marc Raimondi said that the breach wasn’t discovered until December 24, which is nine days after the the hack campaign came to light.

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