US Senate in Russian hackers' crosshairs, cybersecurity firm says

PARIS (AP) — The same Russian government-aligned hackers who penetrated the Democratic Party have spent the past few months laying the groundwork for an espionage campaign against the U.S. Senate, a cybersecurity firm said Friday.

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OPM's Latest Bad News: 5.6 Million Fingerprints Lifted


The Office of Personnel Management on Wednesday revealed that the hackers who penetrated its records system stole 5.6 million fingerprints of federal employees — five times the 1.1 million originally reported. The cyberattack, which came to light this spring, compromised the Social Security numbers and other sensitive information of 21.5 million people. The discovery of the expanded number of stolen fingerprints does not increase the overall number of individuals whose records were breached.

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