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Russian state hackers appear to have breached a federal agency



a laptop computer sitting on top of a table: BERLIN, GERMANY - MARCH 01: In this photo illustration artwork found on the Internet showing Fancy Bear is seen on the computer of the photographer during a session in the plenary hall of the Bundestag, the German parliament, on March 1, 2018 in Berlin, Germany. German authorities announced yesterday that administrative computers of the German government, including those of government ministries and parliament, had been infiltrated with malware. Authorities said they suspect the Russian hacker group APT28, also known as Fancy Bear. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)


BERLIN, GERMANY – MARCH 01: In this photo illustration artwork found on the Internet showing Fancy Bear is seen on the computer of the photographer during a session in the plenary hall of the Bundestag, the German parliament, on March 1, 2018 in Berlin, Germany. German authorities announced yesterday that administrative computers of the German government, including those of government ministries and parliament, had been infiltrated with malware. Authorities said they suspect the Russian hacker group APT28, also known as Fancy Bear. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Russia’s 2020 hacking campaigns might have included a successful data breach at the US government. In the wake of a CISA notice warning of a cyberattack on an unnamed federal agency’s network, Wired and security company Dragos have obtained evidence suggesting Russia’s state-backed APT28 group, better known as Fancy Bear, was behind the hack.

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The FBI reportedly sent alerts to some

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Shopify Says ‘Rogue’ Employees Breached Merchant Data

Shopify  (SHOP) – Get Report said that data from fewer than 200 merchants were likely exposed after two employees tried to steal customer-transaction records. 

The Ottawa company said that two “rogue members” of its support team planned to obtain the records from certain merchants. Upon learning of the plan, Shopify says it immediately terminated the employees’ access to its network. 

The company said the breach did not result from a technical vulnerability on its platform.

The data include contact info like emails, names and addresses as well as order details and services purchased. 

The company says that it is working with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and other international agencies in the investigation.

Shopify also says that while there is no evidence of the stolen data having been utilized, the investigation is still in its early stages. 

“Our teams have been in close communication with affected merchants to

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