Black-Hat Hackers Steal Information from US Treasury Department

The last days of Donald Trump in office are visibly terrible and just a few weeks after he lost rerun to lead the free nation, Hackers apparently got into computers at the U.S. Treasury Department.

US President Donald Trump (L) chats with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin as they attend the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting, part of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders’ summit in the central Vietnamese city of Danang on November 11, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / SPUTNIK / Mikhail KLIMENTYEV (Photo credit should read MIKHAIL KLIMENTYEV/AFP/Getty Images)

Reuters reported on Sunday that a hackers group backed by a foreign government stole information from US Treasury amongst other key institutions touching National Security.

Security Council spokesperson John Ullyot said Sunday that the government is aware of reports about the hacks.

We are taking all necessary steps to identify and remedy any possible issues related to this situation,” he wrote in an email

 According to the reports, the hackers successfully penetrated other US federal agencies, touching off a government response involving the National Security Council.

One of the agency’s that the hackers tapped into was the Commerce Department, the agency responsible for deciding internet and telecommunications policy.

Intelligence agencies are reportedly concerned that other agencies were hacked using similar tools.

The US Treasury Department shelved to comment neither did the National Security Council.

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