An official for the United States Department of State confirmed Saturday afternoon that the agency was breached by a cyber attacker, Your Content is learning.
“The U.S. State Department has been hit by a cyber attack,” an official at the department said at 5:19 p.m. Saturday.
Your Content was first to report officials were alerted of a potential cyber breach shortly after 4 p.m. this afternoon.
“[There is] an official reporting that the U.S. State Department has been hit by a cyber attack,” an individual with direct knowledge of the situation told Your Content.
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