U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission employees did not encrypt some computers that contained "highly sensitive information from stock exchanges, leaving the data vulnerable to cyber attacks, according to people familiar with the matter." Reuters has the full story. The SEC spent $200K to confirm that "no hacking or spying on the SEC's computers took place," however, and there is no evidence that any data was actually breached.

One Response to “Report: SEC's computers were vulnerable to security breaches”

  1. That_Anonymous_Coward says:

    There was no evidence… how much evidence does a good hacker leave behind?

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