FBI email hacked

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Some FBI email accounts on a commercial email system were compromised, the agency said.

In a statement issued Friday, the FBI said it was "aware of a compromise to a commercial email system which hosts a limited number of fbi.gov accounts."

The accounts, on an email system provided by a commercial vendor, are used for "non-sensitive, non-secure communications and do not impact secure internal and external FBI email accounts," the agency said.

The FBI has suspended use of the accounts pending a review of the incident.


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