‘Foreign Government’ Hacks Treasury, Commerce Department: Report

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WASHINGTON — A foreign entity has reportedly breached the Treasury and Commerce Department of the United States.

A Commerce Department spokesperson told NBC News, “We can confirm there has been a breach in one of our bureaus. We have asked CISA and the FBI to investigate, and we cannot comment further at this time.”

Josh Lederman, a national political reporter for NBC wrote on Twitter Sunday, “The National Security Council also confirms that it is working to identify and remedy potential issues after a reported foreign government-linked hack of Treasury and a Commerce Department unit’s email systems.”

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