S.E.C. Says It Was a Victim of Computer Hacking Last Year
Alexandra Stevenson and Carlos Tejada report that the S.E.C. has disclosed it was hacked last year:
The disclosure, coming on the heels of a data breach at Equifax, the major consumer credit reporting firm, is likely to intensify concerns over potential computer vulnerabilities lurking among pillars of the American financial system.
The Securities and Exchange Commission said in a statement that it was still investigating the breach of its corporate filing system. The system, called Edgar, is used by companies to make legally required filings to the agency.
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