Recent reports indicate that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is investigating a hack of their internal computer network.
The FBI told The Epoch Times on Feb. 17 that it “is aware of the incident and is working to gain additional information. This is an isolated incident that has been contained. As this is an ongoing investigation, the FBI does not have further comment to provide at this time.”
CNN cited two unnamed sources who said the hack involved the FBI New York Field Office, which is one of the agency’s biggest offices. They did not offer information about the origin of the hack, which they said is still being investigated.
The FBI has been in the news recently due to congressional Republicans’ request to have the bureau investigate President Joe Biden’s appointee to the Asia-Pacific Economic Corporation (APEC) Business Advisory Council for alleged ties to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and potential violations of the Espionage Act.
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