Reports that Commerce & Treasury Departments hacked by Russia

FBI trying to contain breach
Posted at 10:41 PM, Dec 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-13 22:41:15-05

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) — The U.S. Commerce Department is the victim of a data breach.

The FBI and Homeland Security's are investigating.

Federal officials say multiple government entities are affected, and they are trying to help mitigate potential compromises.

Sources tell the Washington Post that Russian government hackers are responsible.

They say the attack also includes the U.S. Treasury Department.