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Fed admits it was hacked

The Federal Reserve admitted this week that it was victim to a hack last weekend, following a release from Anonymous claiming to contain the personal information of over 4,000 U.S. bankers.

"The Federal Reserve system is aware that information was obtained by exploiting a temporary vulnerability in a website vendor product," a Fed spokeswoman told Reuters, adding that individuals effected by the hack had been contacted and that "exposure was fixed shortly after discovery and is no longer an issue. This incident did not affect critical operations of the Federal Reserve system," she said.

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