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SEC Says Cybercriminals Hacked Its Files, May Have Used Secret Data For Trading

The Securities and Exchange Commission says the "nonpublic information" might have given the intruders an edge in the markets, but didn't contain personally identifiable information.

The Securities and Exchange Commission says cybercriminals got into the agency's files last year and accessed information that might have been used

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