U.S. Health and Human Services Face Cyberattack: Report

US Health & Human Services Department Hacked, Bloomberg reported

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The U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) department suffered a cyberattack Sunday night. Pixabay

The U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) department suffered a cyberattack Sunday night, according to news reports. This is a technology news.

The attack, first reported by Bloomberg, took place as the United States is enacted new measures to quell the spread of the novel coronavirus.

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The cyberattack has slowed down the functioning of HHS. Pixabay

Sources say the attack was geared to slowing down HHS operations related to the coronavirus, but failed to do so in a meaningful way, according to Bloomberg.

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The reported attack is still being investigated and there is not yet an indication of who or what may have been behind it. (VOA)

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